Pizza and Paintings
by Charles Thorp | InsideHook | July 24, 2020
Frank Grillo recently joined InsideHook readers for an intimate live conversation hosted by contributor Charles Thorp. The hard-working actor went in-depth on his experience joining the cast of the Showtime hit Billions as artist Nico Tanner, his work in Marvel’s Avengers franchise as Crossbones, and Netflix’s recent acquisition of his MMA-based series Kingdom.
You can read their conversation, which has been edited and condensed for clarity, below.
InsideHook: How familiar were you with Billions before you joined?
Frank Grillo: I had no idea this show was this big. I did it because I had some down time, and I swear to God I have never been more bombarded by people on a project that I have done. I have to say I agree that it is one of the better shows on television, and no question one of the greatest casts on television. So to step in during their fifth season was a huge pleasure.
Continue reading Frank Grillo Shares What it Was Like to Work with Damian Lewis on Billions – July 24, 2020
A Spy Among Friends
by Jake Kanter, Peter White, Nellie Andrea | Deadline | July 7, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Billions’ Damian Lewis and The Affair alum Dominic West are in negotiations to headline and executive produce a limited series adaptation of bestselling Cold War espionage thriller A Spy Among Friends for Spectrum Originals and UK streamer BritBox.
The six-episode A Spy Among Friends, based on Ben Macintyre’s book, comes from former Homeland executive producer Alexander Cary, Sony Pictures Television and ITV Studios. It is tentatively scheduled to premiere in the fall of 2021.
Continue reading Damian Lewis and Dominic West Poised To Star In Cold War Limited Series – July 7, 2020
Lead Actor in a Drama Series
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 6, 2020
For Your Consideration: Damian Lewis as Bobby ‘Axe’ Axelrod. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
The 12 Zodiac Signs of Billions
by Philip Etemesi | Screenrant | July 3, 2020
Billions focuses on the lives and intrigue of, well, billionaires. Which of these rich characters are you based on your zodiac?
Showtime series Billions is currently in its fifth season and it’s still as intriguing as ever. A couple of billionaires such as Mark Cuban have even confessed to being huge fans of the series. And according to top hedge-funders, it gives an accurate portrayal of life at Wall Street too.
Billions is loosely based on the pursuit of billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara. Cohen was eventually banned from trading for two years. Here are the Billions characters that represent each of the 12 Zodiac signs.
Continue reading Which Billions Character Are You Based On Your Zodiac? – July 4, 2020
The Year of Lace
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 4, 2020
Happy July 4th and Happy 13th Anniversary to Damian and Helen! We wish the two of you many, many more decades together. So where did they meet? How did Damian propose? Did they have a honeymoon? Go on a 13-year journey at our sister site Fan Fun with Damian Lewis to find out!