by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 3, 2018
You can now pre-order Billions season 3 and all season 3 episodes will be available for streaming on iTunes 8/13/18.
Synopsis: The war between hedge fund king Bobby ‘Axe’ Axelrod and ruthless U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades has gone nuclear and the fallout could be devastating. They’ve crossed too many lines, broken too many laws and ruined too many lives. Now, for both men – and everyone around them – self-preservation is the name of the game. With everything on the line, they’ll do anything to save themselves. But when loyalty is bought and sold, who can you trust?
Town Scooters, Spanx, and Face Slaps
by Miles Surrey | The Ringer | June 11, 2018
Here is the best, worst, and most from the final episode of Season 3
The penultimate Billions episode of this great third season ended with a meteoric mic drop: Taylor was setting up their own firm and leaving Axe Capital. That’s the kind of emphatic moment that could’ve ended the season then and there, but Billions had plenty more strings to pull in the Season 3 finale, “Elmsley Count.” The episode title refers to a sleight-of-hand trick that magicians can use with a stack of cards, so the show wasn’t exactly being subtle: You knew some deceptive shit was about to go down.
“Elmsley Count” lived up to its name—there were several moments when I made involuntary, somewhat inhuman squeals over truly shocking narrative twists, and also because Russian oligarch John Malkovich slapped a dude in the face. I love this show so much. Let’s celebrate it one more time this year and break down the finale superlatives.
Continue reading Billions Superlatives: Best, Worst, Most from S3E12 Finale – June 11, 2018
TV’s Fixers Crank Up the Tension
by Hugh Hart | LA Times | June 6, 2018
In real life, Michael Cohen, lawyer to President Trump and self-declared fixer, embodies the risks that come with cleaning up messes for the rich and powerful. On television, fixers tend to be more effective. They might be a PR puppet master like Kerry Washington’s “Scandal” character Olivia Pope or the homicidal White House chief of staff Doug Stamper played by Michael Kelly in “House of Cards.”
But whatever their official job titles, fictional TV fixers share an ability to crank up dramatic tension through the ruthless practice of skulduggery-for-hire.
Continue reading Bobby Axelrod’s Fixer on Billions – June 6, 2018
Emmys: For Your Consideration Billions Video Playlist
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 5, 2018
“Lewis remains riveting.” – IndieWire
To view more Billions Emmy submissions, please visit the video Playlist
Continue reading VIDEOS: For Your Consideration, Damian Lewis as Bobby Axelrod – June 5, 2018
Emmys 2018 Exclusive: Showtime Categories for Billions
by Chris Beachum | Gold Derby | May 15, 2018
Source: Showtime/Photo by Jeff Neumann
In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Showtime. Below is a list of Billions‘ lead, supporting and guest submissions for their drama. More names might be added by the network on the final Emmy ballot. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal representatives.
Drama Actor – Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis
Drama Supporting Actress – Malin Akerman, Condola Rashad, Maggie Siff
Drama Supporting Actor – Kelly AuCoin, Clancy Brown, David Costabile, Jeffrey DeMunn, Christopher Denham, Asia Kate Dillon, Glenn Fleshler, Toby Leonard Moore, Dan Soder
Drama Guest Actor – Mike Birbiglia, Eric Bogosian, Terry Kinney, John Malkovich, Rob Morrow, David Strathairn, Danny Strong
Continue reading Gold Derby Submissions – May 15, 2018