• Showtime Orders Ben Affleck's ‘City on a Hill' Starring Kevin Bacon to Series

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    How about these apples? Showtime has ordered Boston-set drama “City on a Hill” based on an original idea by Ben Affleck straight to series. Affleck and buddy Matt Damon are both executive producers.
    The 12-episode Season 1 stars Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Jonathan Tucker, Mark O'Brien, Jill Hennessy, Lauren E. Banks, Amanda Clayton, Kevin Chapman and Jere Shea.
    Kevin Dunn of “Veep” is set to recur.
    Also Read: Ben Affleck Responds to New Yorker Fat-Shaming Article: 'Thick Skin Bolstered by Garish Tattoos'
    Created by Chuck MacLean, the new series is set in early 1990s Beantown, which Showtime...
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  • ‘City On A Hill': Showtime Picks Up Drama From Ben Affleck & Matt Damon To Series

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Showtime has handed a 12-episode series order to City On A Hill , its drama pilot starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. The series, executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, will premiere in 2019.
    Written by Chuck MacLean and based on an original idea by Affleck, City on a Hill is set in early 1990s Boston when the city was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption...
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  • Amazon Nabs Jordan Peele Nazi Hunters Drama ‘The Hunt'

    Amazon Nabs Jordan Peele Nazi Hunters Drama ‘The Hunt'

    5 monthes ago - By Decider

    The Hunt follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City.
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  • Jordan Peele's Nazi Hunters Drama Lands Series Order At Amazon

    5 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Jordan Peele will once again explore the darkness of racism in American society, as Amazon has given a straight-to-series order to his New York-set Nazi-hunter series The Hunt. It certainly is a great time to be Peele. Having earned a ton of equity with his mold-breaking, Oscar-winning blockbuster Get Out , the filmmaker is now cashing in by shepherding multiple new projects to screens both big and small. For his next effort as a writer-director, Peele will once again explore the social thriller concept with the feature film Us , starring Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss. As...
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  • The CW New Series Trailers: ‘Charmed' & ‘All American'

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    The CW has begun releasing trailers as part of its 2018-19 new series orders. The first two, dramas Charmed and All American are below.
    Charmed
    Produced by CBS Television Studios. From writers/executive producers Jessica O'Toole and Amy Rardin, executive producers Jennie Urman and Ben Silverman and director/executive producer Brad Silberling.
    All American
    Produced by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television. From writer/executive producer April Blair, executive...
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  • Amazon Nabs Jordan Peele's Nazi Hunters Drama With Series Order, Sonar Produces

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Amazon Studios has landed The Hunt , a vengeance-driven Nazi hunting series executive produced by Oscar-winning Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele , with a 10-episode straight-to-series order. The project, produced by Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Sonar Entertainment , was created by David Weil , who will write and executive produces.
    This marks the first new scripted series pickup for Amazon since Jennifer Salke took the reins as head of Amazon...
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