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Brian Koppelman on John Malkovich’s New Role on Billions – March 25, 2018

The series co-creator joined ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ to discuss upcoming story lines and setting the show’s tone

by Bill Simmons | The Ringer | March 25, 2018

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Billions Season 3 premieres Sunday night with new characters and new story lines — but the same old Axe and Wags. Series cocreator Brian Koppelman joined The Bill Simmons Podcast to discuss the upcoming season, his experience writing the film Rounders, and how he and cocreator David Levien dictated the overall tone of Billions.

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BBC News: Watch Billions – Feb 28, 2018

Ten TV Shows to Watch in March

by Eddie Mullan | BBC News | February 28, 2018

From The Terror to the return of Atlanta and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Eddie Mullan picks the programmes worth seeing this month.

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If you’ve no other reason to watch a third season of the alpha-male melodrama, it’s been announced that John Malkovich will guest star as a Russian billionaire. Who wouldn’t want to see him bring back his Teddy KGB accent from 1998 film Rounders? Nyet?

Season three finds US Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and billionaire hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) still determined to destroy one another – but the two must also battle for their own survival amid new forces and powerful enemies. In a risky move, Chuck’s wife and Axe’s performance coach Wendy (Maggie Siff), finds herself in the dangerous position of going all-in for both of them. Watch the trailer here. Premieres 25 March on Showtime.

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