Axe’s Fury – Axe’s Gauntlet
by Eric Schaal | Cheat Sheet | December 11, 2018
In some ways, the ending to Season three of Showtime’s Billions was unthinkable. How could Chuck Rhoades, the U.S. attorney who entire existence seems based on the power of his office, proceed without a job? Yet shortly after his downfall, we find him sipping wine with his wife and former arch-nemesis Bobby Axelrod.
Rhoades, played by Paul Giamatti, seems awfully comfortable sharing a bottle with Axe at his table. The same can be said of Axelrod, played by Damian Lewis. After his hedge fund’s star employee launched a rival operation, Axe needed to regroup.
This setup leaves open so many possibilities for the show’s Season four, which arrives in 2019 with at least one new cast member. The Hollywood Reported revealed Samantha Mathis is joining the cast of the show for Season four. Mathis will play the chief operating officer (COO) of the recently formed Taylor Mason Capital.
Here are the biggest questions for the show and its characters ahead of the upcoming season: