Showtime Series “City on A Hill” Extras Casting in NY

04/18/2019

New Showtime show City on a Hill is casting extras in New York.

The show is scheduled to premiere this year and is being executive produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck as well as Tom Fontana, Jennifer Todd, James Mangold, Barry Levinson and Michael Cuesta.

City on a Hill is now in production and New York’s GWC is looking to fill various small, non-speaking, extras roles on the show.

The show is set in the Boston area in the early 1990s and revolves around assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward.  Ward forms an alliance with a corrupt FBI agent. The pair will ultimately take on a project with many repercussions, possibly changing the criminal justice system in the process. The setting in the fictional project is Boston, during a time of heightened crime and racism. While the story is fictional, the show will supposedly take a hard look at criminal justice,  the  systematic changes within the criminal justice system as well as the agencies that work hand in hand with them.

Deadline reports that Showtime ordered 12 episodes of City On A Hill for season 1. The series stars veteran actor Kevin Bacon and Underground’s Aldis Hodge.
City on a Hill is written by Chuck MacLean and according to Deadline comes from an idea pitched by Ben Affleck. based on an original idea by Affleck. “City on a Hill” has a premiere date in June of 2019.

Be sure to also check out all the other auditions and casting calls for New York City.

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Interested in being an extra on “City on a Hill?” Here is the casting notice:

GWC is seeking NON-UNION kids ages 10-13 years old to portray Caucasian Kids in the School Yard for the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL.

Tentative Shoot Date: Wednesday 4/24 in Bronx, NY
Fitting is 4/19 or 4/22 in Brooklyn (some time before the work date)

Pays Non-Union rate: $165/8hrs

Please note:
-Everyone must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID
-Child must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account

Please email city@gwcnyc.com with:
-Child’s Full name
-Child’s age and date of birth
-Child’s Union Status
-does your child have a valid NY child performer work permit? If so, what is the expiration date?
-Phone number
– Full availability on 4/24
-availability for a fitting 4/19 or 4/22
-all of your child’s sizes: Men:Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes; Women: Height, Weight, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), bust, waist, hips, dress, and shoe.
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please)
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-what IDs can you provide for your child’s I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-boys, is your son comfortable playing basketball? (it’s ok if not)

We will let you know if we are able to get you on.

Please write in the subject line of your email: “FB, School Yard kids 4/24”

Also casting:

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION to portray females ages 18-25, Featured College student who use wheelchairs in a VFW bar for background work on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL.

Tentative Shoot Date: TBD sometime between 4/17-4/30 (no weekends) in NYC area.

Fitting TBD in Brooklyn.

Please email city@gwcnyc.com with:
-Full name
-Union Status
-Phone number
-Confirm flex availability 4/17-4/30
-All sizes: Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please)
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-If needed, would you be comfortable receiving a haircut and being clean shaven?
-Confirm okay with atmospheric smoke
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-please note the type of wheelchair you use (include photo if you can)

We will let you know if we are able to get you on.

Please write in the subject line of your email: “FB College Student who uses wheelchair”

Check out Showtime’s trailer for City On A Hill:



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