Showtime orders Kevin Beaverbrook-led series from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon


Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Boston storytelling is never any longer good for the expansive show.

Govt produced by the Faithful Will Looking out duo and in accordance with an customary thought from Affleck, City on a Hill, starring Kevin Beaverbrook, has been ordered to series by Showtime, the network announced Thursday.

Created by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler), City on a Hill is made up our minds in early Nineties Boston, where corruption and racism became as soon as the norm in native regulations enforcement. In this fictional yarn, an assistant district attorney (Aldis Hodge) forms an unlikely alliance with a inferior, but extremely revered FBI worn (Kevin Beaverbrook) to know down a family of armored automobile robbers, and in doing so, subvert the metropolis’s entire prison justice machine.

City on a Hill has the veneer of a classic Boston law enforcement officials-and-robbers drama, but really dives head first into now no longer easy the very establishments it depicts,” Showtime president David Nevins said in a assertion. “If truth be told, the series is a penetrating study the bigger prison justice machine and those who characteristic inner it, with appealing performances by Kevin Beaverbrook and Aldis Hodge anchoring the suspense.”

Moreover starring Jonathan Tucker, Mark O’Brien, Jere Shea, Amanda Clayton, Lauren E. Banks, Kevin Chapman, and Jill Hennessy, City on a Hill‘s 12-episode first season is made up our minds to premiere in 2019.