Billions is an American drama television series shaped on high finance. It is created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin.
This series aired on Showtime on January 17, 2016. It has a total of five seasons to date. It is set in large financial centers, mostly New York and Connecticut.
“Billions” Season 6: Cast
The show stars Paul Giamatti (Charles ”Chuck” Rhoades), Damian Lewis as Robert “Bobby” Axelrod, Maggie Siff as Wendy Rhoades, Malin Åkerman as Lara Axelrod, David Costabile as Mike “Wags” Wagner, Toby Leonard Moore as Bryan Connerty, and a large ensemble of the secondary cast.
“Billions” Season 6: Plot Summary
‘Billions’ is a face-off between law and money. It blazingly parades a collision between U. S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby Axelrod.
Season one exhibits the vicious rivalry between Rhoades and Axe and Chuck’s hatred for wealthy criminals. At the same time, his struggle of not getting overshadowed by his high-earning wife and his rich father. Equally, Bobby’s aggressive tactics to secure high returns through insider trading and bribery, make him one of the most successful trader.
The succeeding season continues with the strive for power which becomes a struggle for survival. Meanwhile, new enemies arise, rivalry reignites, the influx of new characters stirring the drama to another level. Existence of Extinction?
This series mirrors real-life prosecutions of finance crime by federal authorities. Particularly, Chuck’s character is based on Preet Bharara and his prosecution of hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen of S. A. C. Capital Advisors.
“Billions” Season 6: Season 6 Release Date
‘Billions’ holds generally positive reviews, with an approval rating of 88% on Rotten Tomatoes. On Metacritic, it has an overall score of 72.
Although season 5 is not completed since all the seasons couldn’t be aired due to the pandemic. Nonetheless, in October 2020, the series has been renewed for another season.
Season 6 is all set to release in 2021. Though, not sooner than we expect.