Two weeks after the second season concluded, Showtime has renewed the Boston crime drama City on a Hill for a third season. The series stars Kevin Bacon as corrupt FBI agent Jackie Rohr and Adlis Hodge as Boston Assistant District Attorney Decourcy Ward who has targeted Rohr’s methods.
The third season will consist of eight episodes which will see Bacon and Hodge reprise their roles alongside Tom Fontana as the series’ showrunner.
City on a Hill is executive produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Todd and Barry Levinson. Bacon and Hodge also serve as co-executive producers.
Season two centers on a federal housing project in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston that is plagued with drug violence and a rightful distrust in local law enforcement. As coalition leader Grace Campbell (Pernell Walker) works tirelessly on behalf of the community, her efforts are undermined by gang activity happening right under her nose. Enter irreverent FBI agent Jackie Rohr (Bacon), who is here to exploit Boston’s defective criminal justice system in a desperate attempt to salvage his own career. Unfortunately for Jackie, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Hodge) is onto his adversary’s latest misstep. In time, the personal antagonism between these two escalates to an all-out war between the offices of the U.S. Attorney and the Suffolk DA. No one is safe from the collateral damage.
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