“City on a Hill” is an American crime drama directed by Charlie McLean. It is based on Ben Affleck and McLean’s original ideas. Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Amanda Clayton, Cathy Moriarty, Kevin Dunn, and Jill Hennessy.
The series will premiere on June 7, 2019 (online) and June 16, 2019 (broadcast time). On August 2, 2019, Showtime renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on March 28, 2021.
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The Plot of the Series City on a Hill:
The series occurs in Boston in the early 1990s, when the city is full of violent criminals, driven by local law enforcement. Where corruption, ethnicity, and “taking to the streets” become the norm – until suddenly everything changes. This is a fictional story about what is known as the Boston Miracle.
The agent of change is District Attorney Decurie Ward (Aldis Hodge), originally from Brooklyn and has an extraordinary alliance with Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon), a corrupt but respected FBI veteran who has profoundly and heavily invested in maintaining the status quo.
Together, they meet Charlestown’s armored car robber family (Jonathan Tucker, Mark O’Brien, and Jimmy Cummings) in a case involving the Boston City Whole Criminal Justice System.
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The Star Cast of the Series City on a Hill:
- Kevin Bacon as John “Jackie” Rohr
- Aldis Hodge playing the character of DeCourcy Ward
- Jonathan Tucker playing the character of Francis “Frankie” Ryan
- Mark O’Brien playing the character of James “Jimmy” Ryan
- Lauren E. Banks playing the character of Siobhan Quay
- Amanda Clayton playing the character of Cathy Ryan
- Jere Shea playing the character of Henry “Hank” Signa
- Kevin Chapman playing the character of Dickie Minogue
- Jill Hennessy playing the character of Jennifer “Jenny” Rohr
- Cathy Moriarty playing the character of Ma Ryan
- Rory Culkin playing the character of Clay Roach
- Kevin Dunn playing the character of Nathan Rey
- Vincent Elbaz playing the character of Officer Hugo Rey
- Zoe Margaret Colletti (Season 1) and Lucia Ryan (Season 2) playing the character of Benedetta Rohr
- Mark Ryder playing the character of Father Doyle
- Michaela McManus playing the character of FBI Agent Sarah Rhodes
- Sarah Shahi playing the character of Rachel Benham
- Jimmy Cummings playing the character of Tommy Hayes
- Georgina Reilly playing the character of Corie Struthers
- James Remar playing the character of Richy Ryan
- Gloria Reuben playing the character of Eloise Hastings
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Season 2 plot of the Series City on a Hill:
Set in Boston in the 1990s, the story of season two focuses on Assistant District Attorney Decury Ward (Hodge) and his unlikely partnership with corrupt FBI agent Jackie Rohr (Bacon).
Season two focuses on a federal housing project in a Rocksbury neighborhood plagued by drug violence and a distrust of the law against local law enforcement.
As coalition leader Grace Campbell (Walker) works tirelessly for the community. Rohr tries to use Boston’s flawed criminal justice system to save his career.
Unfortunately, Ward made the last mistake of his opponent. Over time, the two escalated personal antagonism into an all-out war between the US Attorney General and the Suffolk Attorney General.
The Release Date of the Season 2 of the Series City on a Hill:
The Season 2 of City On A Hill will start its release starting on March 28 and release its show every Sunday. The show premier dates with their episodes are listed below:
- “Bill Russell’s Bedsheets” 3/28/2021 Season 2 Episode 01
- “I Need a Goat” 4/4/2021, Season 2, Episode 02
- Is the Total Black, Being Spoken 4/11/2021, Season 2, Episode 03
- Overtime White and Overtime Stupid 4/18/2021, Season 2, Episode 04
- East of Eden 4/25/2021, Season 2, Episode 05
- The Name of the episode is TBA 5/2/2021, Season 2, Episode 06
- TBA 5/9/2021, Season 2, Episode 07
- TBA 5/16/2021, Season 2, Episode 08