Showtime unveiled the official trailer for its powerful new drama series Billions, premiering Sunday, January 17th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on-air, On Demand and over the internet.
The highly anticipated series stars Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti (John Adams) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland), The series also stars Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad
Billions is a 21st-century examination of the profit and peril of chasing the American dream.
The series is written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien (Ocean’s Thirteen, Rounders), and Andrew Ross Sorkin (Too Big To Fail). The pilot was directed by acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent), who also serves as an executive producer. The series is currently in production in New York for 12 one-hour episodes.
Billions is a bold, contemporary drama that melds the worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified in two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded, politically connected U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) and brilliant, calculating, blue-collar billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Lewis).
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