‘Billions’: When Does the New Season Arrive on Showtime?

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Billions’: When Does the New Season Arrive on Showtime?

Since its 2016 premiere, Billions has been considered one of Showtime’s most-watched originals. The collection, which started by pitting U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) towards hedge-fund billionaire Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis), remained a robust performer for the community in Season Four.

Given its viewers engagement and reward from most TV critics, it was no shock when Showtime introduced it could carry the present again for a fifth season. With capturing already wrapped and the ending touches occurring Season Five of Billions, it’s about prepared for its premiere.

‘Billions’ Season 5 premieres Sunday, May three at 9 p.m.

(L-R): Asia Kate Dillon as Taylor, David Costabile as Mike “Wags” Wagner, Damian Lewis as Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, Paul Giamatti as Chuck Rhoades and Maggie Siff as Wendy Rhoades in BILLIONS | Marc Hom/SHOWTIME

In Season Four of Billions, viewers noticed what most would have thought-about unthinkable: Chuck and Axe becoming a member of forces to take down numerous enemies. You might argue that it put the present in an ungainly place, however the writers made certain to finish that thread by the season finale.

That shut of Season Four was epic on a number of ranges. Besides Chuck’s arrest of Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon) and his insane Italian rant, viewers noticed Axe shut down considered one of his girlfriend’s firms and Chuck pull off his biggest trick (the Connerty setup) up to now.

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By the top, followers discovered themselves again in a well-known place: Chuck and Axe making ready to battle each other as soon as once more. Since Taylor hopes to see the top of each males and Chuck’s marriage to Wendy (Maggie Siff) stays strained, there’s a lot for the present’s writers to work with in Season Five.

Of course, you may’t have a brand new season of a status TV collection with out new characters and performers. Billions added some attention-grabbing gamers to the fold for the present’s 2020 installment.

New characters and performers for ‘Billions’ Season Five

Paul Giamatti and Jeffrey DeMunn work on the set of “Billions” on March 12, 2019. | Bobby Bank/GC Images

In Season Five, followers will discover acquainted faces from different hit reveals coming to Billions. The record start with Julianna Margulies, the Golden Globe-winning star of The Good Wife. On Billions, she’ll play Catherine Brant, an Ivy League professor and writer.

In the trailer, we discover Margulies in executive-coach mode, so that you wouldn’t be incorrect to count on some kind of friction with Wendy Rhoades alongside the best way. Meanwhile, Billions additionally added Corey Stoll (House of Cards, The Deuce) to the combo this time round.

Stoll performs “social impact pioneer” Mike Prince, a determine who hails from small-town America and “poses a true threat to Axe’s dominance.” From the seems to be of the Season Five trailer, it’s clear Prince lands some punches in his battles with Axe.

Beyond that, Bryan Connerty (Toby Leonard Moore), Wags (David Costabile), Kate Sacker (Condola Rashad), Dollar Bill Stearns (Kelly AuCoin), and Chuck Rhoades, Sr. (Jeffrey DeMunn) will all return of their starring roles. Malin Akerman (Lara Axelrod) can have a diminished position this season.

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