MVP Fan Book
by Gingersnap | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | June 12, 2019
Welcome back to our ‘Billions MVP Fanbook,’ a compilation post commemorating all those in honor of achievement for the utmost brazen, uber shameless, ultra scheming, unmatched bad asses to date – from sports references, music, and tasty food to pop culture remarks, shocking twists and ultimate paybacks.
In case you missed our previous awards, you can catch up with season four episode one, episode two, episode three, episode four, episode five, episode six, episode seven ,and episode eight, episode nine, episode ten and episode eleven. Now, let us continue with that tradition as we award our Most Valuable Players (MVPs) this week.
Here are our Billions awards for Season 4, Episode 12, “Extreme Sandbox.”
Continue reading The Unbeatable, Unstoppable, Unparalleled MVPs from Billions Season 4 Episode 12 – June 12, 2019
Damian on NPR’s Fresh Air
by Damianista | damian-lewis.com | June 10, 2019
Damian was Dave Davies’ (sitting for Terry Gross) guest on NPR’s acclaimed (and my personal favorite!) program Fresh Air!
“The classically-trained British actor plays a ruthless hedge-fund manager on Billions, which recently ended its fourth season. Lewis describes his character as “the embodiment of the American dream.”
You can listen what Damian has to say about Billions, Bobby Axelrod, and more. ENJOY!
Continue reading Actor Damian Lewis Explores A World ‘Of Ego And Power’ On Showtime’s ‘Billions’ – June 10, 2019
An Interview with Koppelman and Levien
by Sarene Leeds | Vulture | June 9, 2019
Photo: JoJo Whilden/SHOWTIME
***This interview contains spoilers from the season four finale of Billions.***
Just as we were getting used to the idea of New York State Attorney General Chuck Rhoades Jr. (Paul Giamatti) and hedge-fund billionaire Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis) playing nice with each other, Billions responded with, “Eh, not so fast.”
In its season four finale, the Showtime drama recalibrated the positions of several of its main players, most notably by shifting the dubious alliance between Chuck and Axe back into a full-on rivalry. After celebrating a victory over season-long foes Attorney General Waylon “Jock” Jeffcoat (Clancy Brown) and U.S. Attorney Bryan Connerty (Toby Leonard Moore), Chuck needs someone new to take down, and he has set his sights back on Axe, who he feels has been pulling the strings of his life for far too long.
The episode “Extreme Sandbox” also saw Axe’s relationship with venture capitalist Rebecca Cantu (Nina Arianda) become collateral damage in his ongoing war with former protégé Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon). Meanwhile, Chuck’s marriage to Axe Capital performance coach Dr. Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff) is in tatters again, the lowest blow being Axe using his monetary muscle to get Wendy’s medical license reinstated. Both Axe’s and Wendy’s newfound singledom also begs the question as to whether this platonic relationship is about to move into something more romantic.
Continue reading The Billions Showrunners Explain Why They Turned the Tables on Us — Again: Vulture – June 9, 2019
by Damianista | damian-lewis.com | June 7, 2019
After a quick trip to the US for Showtime’s Emmy “For Your Consideration” event and an appearance on ABC’s LIVE Kelly and Ryan, Damian is back in the UK! He and Helen attended the opening night performance of English National Ballet’s “Cinderella” on June 6, 2019 at Royal Albert Hall.
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by Lady Trader I Fan Fun with Damian Lewis I June 7, 2019
Those who try to burn him pay
You don’t do that to Johnny Blade
He’s the meanest guy around his town
One look and he will cut you down
Johnny Blade – Black Sabbath
We’re getting closer to the end folks! This penultimate episode of Billions was the perfect set-up for next week’s finale.
Here at the Trader’s Desk, it’s our day job to see patterns, and we saw several parallels to last season’s E11, Kompenso, so let’s discuss! And in keeping with the parallels, I’ve used the same song to start this post as I did last season’s recap of E11 (just a different verse!). I don’t want to break the pattern! Continue reading From the Trader’s Desk: Parallel Lines, Billions S4 Ep11 – June 7, 2019