BILLIONS Preview: Damian Lewis Introduces His Character


Damien Lewis is returning to showtime in BILLIONS this January. But instead of playing a conflicted, undercover terrorist, he’s going to play another bad guy: an unscrupulous hedge fund manager.

Bobby Axelrod is a “competitive, alpha male billionaire,” teases Lewis as his character asks “when did it become a crime to succeed in this country?” in a new preview. Apparently U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhodes (Paul Giamatti) thinks Axelrod’s the perpetrator of several financial crimes and that his business isn’t entirely on the up-and-up. It’s Rhodes’ determination that pits these two powerful men against one another. But which side will come out on top: the government or the nouveau riche?

Don’t miss the premiere of BILLIONS on Sunday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.

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