Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Development News - Mark O'Brien Books Series Regular Role on Showtime Drama Pilot 'City on a Hill'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - November 21, 2017

HBO's Mexico City: Only Good Things Happen and Showtime's City on a Hill.

  • Mark O'Brien (Halt and Catch Fire, The Last Tycoon) has been cast as a series regular on the drama pilot starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. He will play Jimmy Ryan, the younger brother of Frankie Ryan, who is the leader of the Two Saints Gang that robs banks in Boston. Jimmy has addiction problems, psychiatric problems and is generally unpredictable, unreliable and selfish. Against his better judgment, Frankie lets Jimmy join his gang on a bank job.
  • MEXICO CITY: ONLY GOOD THINGS HAPPEN (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by and starring Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres. Directed by Fernando Frias. Executive produced by Armisen, Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer. Co-executive produced by Fabrega, Torres and Alice Mathias. Produced by Broadway Video and Más Mejor. Logline: Set in a dreamy version of present day Mexico City, a group of friends are obsessed with horror films and monster makeup.