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Has anyone ever considered making a crime drama set in Boston? Could be a good idea! I jest, of course – there are an innumerable amount of crime stories set in Bean Town, and now here comes another: City on a Hill. The Showtime series follows a corrupt FBI agent (Kevin Bacon) who has to form an alliance with an idealistic assistant district attorney (Aldis Hodge). Watch the City on a Hill trailer below.
Tom Fantana (Homicide: Life on the Streets) serves as showrunner on City on a Hill, with Boston natives Ben Affleck and Matt Damon serving as executive producers. And while crime dramas set in Boston are a dime a dozen at this point, this is an effective trailer. At the very least, the series is going to give the always-reliable Bacon a meaty role to sink his teeth into. Plus he has a mustache! That’s something! Here’s the official City on a Hill synopsis:
Series - Boston - Rife - Criminals - Law
The series is set in early 1990s Boston, rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm. In this fictional account, driving change is assistant...
(Excerpt) Read more at: /Film
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