Damian Lewis on “Billions” and the meaning of fame
“I figured it might be a way to sort of go out on top because it [‘Homeland’] was such fun and so well regarded and smart,” he said.
But when he read the script for a new pilot written by David Levien and Brian Koppelman, he was hooked.
I suppose in the same way ‘Homeland’ was able to dovetail with hard news, contemporary news, this has the ability to do the same thing- borrow from the headlines or not, but the parallels are there to be drawn and they’re fun to draw as the season goes on.
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