Season 5 Locations Guide
by Damianista | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | June 22,2020
As I mentioned a billion times before, Billions is a dream show for me not only because my favorite actor is in it, but also because New York, from its landmarks to its city parks and to its quirky shops, appears as a cast member in the show! As someone who feels the only home she has in the world is the city that never sleeps, I particularly love it that Billions is taking over New York, the BIG film studio that it is, and shooting all over the place, from Manhattan to Queens to Brooklyn to The Bronx to Long Island and to northern suburbs. So I have put together this Billions Season 5 Location Guide as a loving tribute to my most favorite place on earth and a heartfelt thank you to the show creators for writing a love letter to the city.
Hope you pick and choose and take your own Billions tour in New York City and beyond and give us feedback! And in case you missed Fan Fun locations guide for the previous seasons, you can check them out here, here, here, and here. And please note that show staples like Axe Capital HQ, Chuck’s State AG office or Chuck Senior’s apartment were all listed in previous seasons when they first appeared.
Continue reading Billions Season 5 Locations Guide, Episodes 1-7 – June 22, 2020
Billions MVP Awards for Season 5, Episode 7, “The Limitless Sh*t”
by Gingersnap | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | June 17, 2020
We continue to award our Most Valuable Players for Billions season five in a compilation post called the ‘Billions MVP Fanbook,’ which commemorates all those in honor of achievement for the utmostbrazen, uber shameless, ultra scheming, unmatched bad asses to date – from sports references, music and tasty food to pop culture remarks, shocking twists and ultimate paybacks. In case you missed it, here are the MVPs for episode one, episode two, episode three, episode four, episode five, and episode six.
Let us continue with that tradition as we award our Most Valuable Players (MVPs) for the mid-season finale. Here are the Billions MVP awards for Season 5, Episode 7, “The Limitless Sh*t.”
Continue reading The Unbeatable, Unstoppable, Unparalleled MVPs from Billions Season 5 Episode 7 Mid-Season Finale – June 17, 2020
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 14, 2020
Billions Season 5 will return with new episodes soon! Catch up on all episodes now! Starring Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. Watch new episodes of Billions on Sundays at 9/8c on SHOWTIME.
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at “The Limitless Sh*t”
by Brian Koppelman and David Levien | The Ringer | June 14, 2020
Before getting into “The Limitless Sh*t,” Episode 7 of Billions Season 5, co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss the concept of high-end mental-performance-enhancing drugs; the difficult editing required to pivot into a midseason finale; crew superstars, including the line producer, key grip, and gaffer; obscure references; guest cast; and more (0:05). They next speak with actor-director David Costabile, who plays Mike Wagner, about directing as well as acting in Episode 7, figuring out who Wagner is as a character, old-school NYSE traders, and more (31:05)
Source: The Ringer
An Act of War
by Dana Feldman | Forbes | June 14, 2020
All is not fair in love and war. This is made very clear in the midseason finale of Billions. Of note, tonight’s episode “The Limitless Sh*t” was directed by the one and only David Costabile, better known as Wags.
Axe (Damian Lewis) wages war on Mike Prince (Corey Stoll) when he discovers his adversary has crossed the line. But this is just one battle Axe is fighting. He’s also very irritated by the deepening relationship between Wendy (Maggie Siff) and Nico Tanner (Frank Grillo) and we know what happens when Axe is unhappy about a situation: He finds a way to destroy it.
Continue reading Billions Season 5 Episode 7 Mid-Season Finale Recap: Forbes – June 14, 2020