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Janeane Garofalo to Recur in Billions Season 5

Winslow: Hip Owner of Legal Cannabis Corp

by Denise Petski | Deadline | May 5, 2021

Emmy nominee Janeane Garofalo (The Larry Sanders Show) is joining the fifth season of Showtime’s hit drama series Billions in a recurring role. The first seven episodes of Season 5 aired from May to June 2020 and the series will return to complete its fifth season later this year.

In season five, Damian Lewis’ Bobby Axelrod and Paul Giamatti’s Chuck Rhoades see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Chuck feuds with a formidable district attorney, played by Roma Maffia. Taylor Mason, played by Asia Kate Dillon, is forced back to Axe Capital, where Taylor must fight to protect their employees and their assets. Wendy Rhoades, played by Maggie Siff, reevaluates her loyalties and forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe.

Garofalo will play Winslow, the hip owner of a legal cannabis corp.

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VIDEO: Ranking Your Favorite Billions Character – March 5, 2021

Andy Staples Show Ranks Billions Characters

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 5, 2021

Andy and The Athletic’s Max Olson rank their favorite characters from the hit Showtime series, Billions. Damian Lewis gets some props not just about Billions, but about his previous NBC show Life. See where Axe ranks here:

 

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First Photo of Damian With Billions S5 Crew – March 2, 2021

Axe Cappers

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 2, 2021

First glimpse of Damian and Asia Kate Dillon (who plays Taylor Mason) hanging out together as they prepare filming the remaining five episodes of Billions season 5.

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Billions Back Filming in March – Feb 21, 2021

Filming Rest of Season 5 and Season 6

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 21, 2021

It’s official. Billions will be back to filming next month, March 2021. We have some insider information straight from Dollar Bill! Kelly AuCoin, who plays Dollar Bill Stearn confirmed this in the below tweet. Other social media postings for casting notices indicate shooting dates of March-November for the remaining episodes of season 5 and also season 6.

Then on 2/24/21 Daniel K. Isaac, who plays Ben Kim on the show, tweeted this:

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Show Me the Money – Jan 9, 2021

TV Series Industry Cashes In On Finance Drama Boom

by Michael Idato | The Sydney Morning Herald | January 9, 2021

In an economic era increasingly defined by tax avoidance, inequality and constant disruption, it seems unlikely that financial web-spinners in expensive suits would become the poster children of TV’s most popular dramas.

And yet the success of shows including Billions, about the exploits of scheming billionaire Bobby Axelrod, Black Monday, which chronicled the preamble to the 1998 stock market collapse, and Devils, about key players in an investment bank tied to the 2008 financial crisis, speaks for itself.

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The 10 Best TV Needle Drops of 2020 – Dec 29, 2020

2020 Best TV Songs/Soundtrack Moments

by Sean T. Collins | Vulture | December 29, 2020

“Vision” is right there in the name of the damn thing, but as a medium, television is as much dependent on sound as it is on sight. This year, from comedies to dramas, from terrestrial networks to streaming services, a good soundtrack was often as big a part of a show’s critical conversation, and as crucial a component in separating great TV from the rest of the pack, as any other element. As part of our annual holiday tradition, we’re once again counting down the year’s top music cues, for those glorious moments when sound and vision collide. Crank ’em up!

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Louis Cancelmi On What It’s Like To Work with Damian Lewis – Nov 25, 2020

Victor Discusses Axe and the Team

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 25, 2020

Louis Cancelmi, who places Victor on Billions, talks with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith about his new movie and working with Damian Lewis on the Showtime hit series. Start video at about 7:20 in.

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Sky Atlantic Sets UK Premiere Date For Billions Season 5 – Oct 8, 2020

Billions Season 5 Returns in the UK

by Patrick Munn | TV Wise | October 8, 2020

The fifth season of Billions will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic, Sky Demand, and Now TV on Wednesday October 21st at 9pm, it has been announced.

Billions is set amongst the Machiavellian machinations of New York City power politics & finance and follows two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded, politically connected U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and brilliant, calculating, blue-collar billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod . The drama series stars Paul Gaimatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Asia Kate Dillon, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Condola Rashad, Kelly AuCoin and Jeffrey DeMunn.

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Billions Returns in 2021 – Oct 1, 2020

Billions Season 5 Returns in 2021 and Renews for Season 6

by Elaine Low | Variety | October 1, 2020

Billions has been renewed for a sixth season at Showtime — and fans will be pleased to know that five new episodes of Season 5 will air in 2021, after the ongoing coronavirus pandemic put a wrench in the premium cabler’s scheduling for the year.

David Costabile, who plays Wags on the show, recently shared with TV Fanatic that season 5 filming would commence around March, 2021 and they will film season 6 back-to-back,

“We will go back and finish the end of the last few episodes of season five, and then we will continue working straight through and shoot season six. So next year, it will be an onslaught of Billions because we will just work from when we start until when we finish season six. They’ve been writing since July, I think. That’s exciting. The writer’s room has been up and swinging. My guess is that by the time we start, everything will be written. We’re probably not starting until around March shooting again, and the [CoVid-19] protocols, my guess, will still be in effect then.”

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Billions Season 5 Set to Return Soon – Aug 17, 2020

Back For More

by Gingersnap | lamina-lewis.com | August 17, 2020

UPDATE: click here

According to this tweet from the Billions official Twitter account today, Billions season 5 is set to return later this year! Tune in to see the cast return to our screens for the remaining five episodes of the season.

And then there’s this from September 20, 2020:

 

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Frank Grillo Shares What it Was Like to Work with Damian Lewis on Billions – July 24, 2020

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.

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