Damian Films Scene With Kelly AuCoin on the Set of Billions
by Andrew Bullock for MailOnline – DailyMail – November 22, 2017
NEWS ALERT: What do we have here? It’s Dollar Bill and Axe together again! Our favorite actor was seen filming yet another scene in New York City while on the set of Showtime’s hit series Billions, alongside Kelly AuCoin who plays Dollar Bill Stearn.
On Monday he was seen shooting scenes with on-screen wife Malin Akerman on the streets of New York City.
But Damian Lewis swapped Malin for co-star Kelly AuCoin on Tuesday – and found himself unsure where to look as Kelly dropped his slacks in front of him. In what looked to be a comic scene in the American drama series, Kelly stood before Damian in just a pair of checked boxer shorts, on the street, in full view of anyone passing by. The scene appeared to feature some sort of tiff between Bobby and Kelly’s character Dollar, resulting in the awkward trouser drop.
The pair were seen shooting the scene outside of a parking garage, as Damian’s character Bobby Axelrod got into a navy Porsche at the end and drove away.
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Damian Spotted Filming ‘Billions’ Season 3 in New York City
by Gingersnap – damian-lewis.com – November 20, 2017
NEWS ALERT: Our favorite actor was caught on camera! Damian was seen filming in New York City on the set of Showtime’s hit series Billions, along with Malin Akerman who plays his television wife Lara Axelrod.
As Billions fans know, we saw these two at the end of last season grappling with a strained marriage due to Axe’s business decisions and personal choices.
To research the current filming timeline a bit, showrunner and co-creator Brian Koppelman shared a photo on Instagram of the first table read of Billions season three back on August 30.
On September 4, Page Six reported Billions cast and crew celebrated a season three kick-off event with a high-end whiskey tasting at Mario Batali’s Del Posto restaurant. And on September 28 it was reported Damian filmed an intense confrontation with Maggie Siff, who plays Wendy Rhoades, the in-house performance coach at Axe Capital.
All seemed quiet in October. Then, on November 14, Koppelman tweeted they were almost halfway through shooting season three. Billions continues to shoot the highly anticipated third season with reports of a 2018 release.
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‘Billions’ stars celebrate season three with high-end whiskey
By Ian Mohr – Page Six – September 4, 2017
The cast of “Billions” — including on-screen archrivals Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti — were spotted knocking back high-end whiskey together at Mario Batali’s Del Posto to celebrate the series’ third season, spies said.
The cast earlier had their first table read before filming starts next week. Also at the tasting of flights of eight whiskeys, followed by a private dinner, were stars Malin Akerman, Maggie Siff and Condola Rashad and co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien. The group sampled Michter’s limited-production whiskeys, including the rare $5,000-plus-per-bottle “Celebration Sour Mash,” guided by the brand’s Magliocco brothers.
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Billions at Split Screens TV Festival
by Damianista – Fan Fun with Damian Lewis – June 12, 2017
It is a pleasure to see, in this golden age of television, new TV-focused festivals are popping up around us every year. IFC Center in New York recently launched its Split Screens Festival celebrating the art of television with a program curated by Matt Zoller Seitz, the editor-in-chief at rogerebert.com as well as critic for New York Magazine and vulture.com. The long-week festival had appearances by stars, producers, directors and show runners of several popular TV shows, including Billions!
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Billions Season 2 Dining Guide
by Damianista – Fan Fun With Damian Lewis – June 2, 2017
The New York City dining scene, from its special occasion restaurants to yummy hole-in-the-walls, to city institutions and cozy neighborhood joints, make a memorable appearance in Billions season two.
And a big thanks goes out to Brian Koppelman, Billions producer and showrunner, for kindly answering a few of our restaurant related questions on Twitter.
Our dining guide describes each restaurant, denotes which episode it appeared, a picture of the scene, a link to the restaurant’s website, as well as its Yelp review when available. Bon Appetite!
Episode 1: Risk Management
The one with Chuck kicking off the competition for the newly vacated Head of Crim
Battery Gardens: Restaurant/bar/beer garden serving American-Continental fare with a view of Statue of Liberty.
1 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004 Yelp Review
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