This article contains all the information related to season 6 of Showtime’s drama show Billions and its release date. It also has details about its plot synopsis, cast, trailer, and streaming platforms.
Brief Introduction About the Show
The fans of Billions have not had to wait for more for the Showtime drama’s season 6. Despite having a considerable interval in Billions season 5 due to Covid-caused lockdowns, Billions season 6 is slated to release just some months after the finale of season 5 streamed in October.
Obviously, the last season’s close brought some significant changes to the series, including the departure of an important character. Billions premiered on Showtime in 2016 and were created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Billions have become one of Showtime’s original TV shows along with Shameless, The Chi, Homeland, Dexter, and the latest show Yellowjackets. Here is all we know about season 6 of Billions. For your information, there are spoilers ahead on what was shown in season 5 and things going ahead.
Billions Season 6 Release Date
Billions season 6 debuted on Showtime on Jan. 23. The latest episodes of Billions will stream on weekends at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime, with the newest episodes then made available on-demand immediately after that
Billions Season 6 Plot
From the starting of the series, Billions has been a chess game between New York offshore investment fund manager Bobby Axelrod and US lawyer Chuck Rhoades who struggles to dismantle him and his company, Axe Capital. Their series-long feud came to a point in season 5 as Axelrod faced legal proceedings.
His only way out was to strike a deal for his company and escape to Switzerland noting his end as a frequent in the series. However, he could actually return in the future with some power. That takes us to season 6 which puts light on the new chief of Axe Capital, Mike Prince. Here is the summary for Billions season 6:
As Mike Prince assumes his position as the chief of Axe Capital, he is resolute on changing the fate and new money means no mercy. Meanwhile, Chuck Rhoades is certain no one should have that much money or authority. With Prince properly on Chuck’s radar, troops will be mustered and revenge taken. As all the players want new connections, only one thing is sure…..wealth means wars.
Billions Season 6 Cast
It is Damien Lewis who is not in this season and Corey Stoll is the central character on Billions. Mike Prince first featured on Billions in season 5 and has rapidly worked his way to the top. Stoll is experienced both on the big and small screen. His TV shows include House of Cards, Law & Order: LA, Girls, The Strain, and 2021’s Scenes from a Marriage.
In films, Stoll has featured in Midnight in Paris, Ant-Man, First Man and the recent ones are The Many Saints of Newark and West Side Story. Definitely, Billions is still a two-starrer, as Paul Giamatti returns for season 6 in his character of Chuck Rhoades. Giamatti is nominated for Oscars and has won Emmy and has also received special appreciation for his performance on Billions and was nominated for Critics Choice Awards.
Some of Giamatti’s other career highlights include Jungle Cruise, Straight Outta Compton, Sideways, and more. The remaining of the main cast of the show includes Maggie Siff as Wendy Rhoades, Asia Kate Dillon as Taylor Mason, David Costabile as Mike “Wags” Wagner, Condolad Rashad as Kate Sacker, and Daniel Breaker as Roger “Scooter” Dunbar.
Billions Season 6 Trailer
Again, fans aren’t waiting much for Billions‘ return between seasons 5 and 6 but they did not have to wait at all for the first appearance of Billions season 6 because the trailer for the upcoming season was released days after the finale of season 5 was streamed. While the antagonists may be changed, Billions season 6 definitely seems to be an enormous battle over wealth and power.
How to Watch Billions Season 6
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