The wait is over for new Billions with Damian Lewis exiting the show
One of the hottest dramas on TV is coming back with a new season. Showtime’s Billions is back with a brand new 6th season. The season 5 finale was just released on Sunday and a trailer for season 6 is already here. To say the season finale on Sunday was bonkers would be an understatement. So much drama went down in “No Direction Home”. The great battle will continue in season 6 that will premiere on 23rd Jan in 2022.
Major cast change
Damian Lewis, the original lead and anti-hero of the show has departed the show. Bobby Axelrod, the hedge fund titan left into the sunset in the season 5 finale. Bobby’s final moment of the show, as he was welcomed by the Swiss authorities after fleeing America. The actor has confirmed that for now, he will be leaving the show, additionally, he said that there may be an opportunity for Axe (Bobby) to return but for now he is gone.
Aftermath of Season 5 and Cast of the new season
The final episode of the last season had Axe on the sword by Chuck. But Chuck was betrayed by Michael, who made a deal to buy the bank. The series also marks the end of a potential romance between Wendy and Axe. Wendy, Wags and Taylor become successors of Axe and also Chuck’s next target.
The new season will see the return of Maggie Siff, Asia Kate Dillion, David Costabile, Condola Rashād and Paul Giamatti and many more will resume their roles. Corey Stoll as series regular. Billions started airing in 2016. The series is created by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Brian Koppelman and David Levien. The series has an amazing rating of 8.4/10 on IMDb and scores an 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.