Sons of Liberty
- Dawson Casting: Inverted- the actors are all in their thirties or thereabouts, playing the Founding Fathers, who were all closer to their fifties.
- Fake American: Ben Barnes (Sam Adams), Rafe Spall (John Hancock), Sean Gilder (Thomas Hutchinson) and Jimmy Akingbola (Peter Salem) are British, while Jason O'Mara (George Washington) is Irish.
- Fake Brit: New Zealander Martin Csokas plays the British General Thomas Gage.
- Fake Scot: The Scottish officer John Pitcairn is played by the Irish actor Kevin J. Ryan.