The first trailer for the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon-produced Showtime sequence “City on a Hill” hit the internet Thursday, and the show appears to be like it could type out crime and corruption in 1990s Boston.
In the trailer, the show’s two leads, a gritty and corrupt FBI veteran named Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon) and an ascendant assistant district authorized skilled named Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge), immediately butt heads.
The trailer implies that race moreover will play a necessary place, with Rohr painting Ward as an “affirmative action hire,” and photos displaying Ward getting intentionally bumped into and glared at by members of the Boston Police Department.
Ultimately, Rohr and Ward will forge an alliance, determined to take down a ring of armored automotive robbers in Charlestown.
The fictional drama moreover will operate Jonathan Tucker (“Kingdom”), Mark O’Brien (“Halt and Catch Fire”), Jill Hennessy (“Crossing Jordan”), Lauren E. Banks (“Instinct”), Amanda Clayton (“Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong”), and Kevin Chapman (“Brotherhood”). Affleck and Damon will govt produce the show by the use of their agency Pearl Street Films.
“City on a Hill” shot a pilot episode in Boston in 2017, and is scheduled to start out filming in New York and Boston in February. The show is about to debut June 16 at 9 p.m. on Showtime.