Damian Lewis
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Damian Lewis on “Billions” and the meaning of fame, Marketplace, January 12, 2016

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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