Jul 08 2015

Showtime Unveils Teaser for Drama Series Billions

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Showtime (SHO) logo (small)Showtime has released the teaser for its new drama series Billions. I’ve been a huge fan of Damian Lewis ever since the HBO series Band of Brothers. Based on the Billions trailer, Lewis brings an intensity to his role that is definitely worth checking out. Check out the teaser by clicking the link in the press release and leave a comment below with your thoughts.

 

SHOWTIME® BULLISH FOR BILLIONS
 
NETWORK UNVEILS THE FIRST LOOK TEASER FOR ITS NEW DRAMA SERIES 
STARRING EMMY® AND GOLDEN GLOBE® WINNERS PAUL GIAMATTI AND DAMIAN LEWIS
 
BILLIONS Premieres In Early 2016 On Linear, On Demand And Over The Internet
NEW YORK, NY – July 8, 2015 – Today, SHOWTIME unveiled a first look teaser for the new drama series BILLIONS, premiering in early 2016. Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti (John Adams) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland), BILLIONS is a 21st-century examination of the profit and peril of chasing the American dream.  BILLIONS is written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien (Ocean’s Thirteen, Rounders), and Andrew Ross Sorkin (Too Big To Fail). The series will soon begin production on 12 one-hour episodes, shooting in New York.
The first look tease at BILLIONS will debut on air on SHOWTIME t©his Sunday, July 12th, during the third season premieres of the critically-acclaimed, hit series RAY DONOVAN and MASTERS OF SEX. To watch the first look for BILLIONS, go to: https://youtu.be/h6u5BKzf-5g.
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). Set amongst the Machiavellian machinations of New York City power politics and finance, BILLIONS weaves a complex, intricate narrative featuring a high-stakes game of predator-versus-prey. Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad also star. The pilot was directed by acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent), who also serves as an executive producer. 

 

For more on the show, go to http://www.sho.com/sho/billions/home.

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Source: Showtime Network, an affiliate of CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Greg Staffa

I provide testosterone to the site. You won’t be reading about how nice a actress looks in a dress or how much of a hunk Matt Bomer is in my reviews. I describe colors using words like brown, not taupe. My twitter name is @staffaroadtrip because I love road trips and have done two different 48-state road trips since 2008. My favorite show is White Collar.

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