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

01/17/2022

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 more episodes of City On A Hill for the new season. 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:

GWCI seeking people with real experience as a ER/Trauma nurse to play 1990’s Trauma nurses for interior scenes for the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL Filming in Staten Island, NY
Pay rate: $350/8hrs.
COVID testing: $100 stipend.

This background performer role is covered by a SAG-AFTRA CBA and subject to a Preference of Employment provision.
Tentatively schedule dates:
Covid tests for fitting: TBD
Fitting: TBD
Covid tests for work: 1/25 & 1/26
Works: 1/27
Covid test & fittings are held in Brooklyn, NY.

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy and requires all cast & Zone A crew to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) or have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. If you meet this criteria, please submit without providing any additional information at this time. If you are selected, you will be given separate information on how to provide evidence to the production that you are fully vaccinated or to request an accommodation of any disability or a sincerely held religious belief. Any job offer will be conditioned on satisfactorily testing negative for COVID and showing evidence of vaccination or being granted an accommodation of a disability or sincerely held religious belief by the Employer.
To submit, please email the following info to city@gwcnyc.com :
-Full name
-if you are SAG-AFTRA member in good standing
-Phone number
-confirm availability for TBD Fitting & tests
-confirm availability for tests for work: 1/25 & 1/26
-confirm availability for work: 1/27
-all of your 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 sizes
-2-3 good quality current selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please)
-Men, are you comfortable being clean shaven for shoot dates, if needed?
-Men, if needed, would you be comfortable receiving a haircut?
-if you wear glasses, are you able to wear contacts or work without your glasses on? (since it is a period show, most glasses aren’t period appropriate)
-confirm no visible tattoos
-confirm ok with atmospheric smoke
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-confirm you are 18 or older
-briefly note your real life experience as a Trauma or ER nurse.
Please write in the subject line of your email: “FB, Real Trauma Nurse 1/27 ”



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