Followers of Billions received’t have to attend lengthy for Season 6 of the high-flying monetary drama. That’s based on Showtime boss Gary Levine at a current TCA session. The community paused the present within the first quarter of 2020 because of the pandemic. Because of this, the remainder of Season 5 got here out this previous September 5. And now we now have a launch date for the newest season.
[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from Season 5 of Billions.]
Launch date for ‘Billions’ Season 6
Just like the phoenix rising from the ashes, Billions is again. Season 6 is about to premiere on January 23, 2022, following the profitable airing of the second a part of Season 5 final month. Regardless of the yearlong hiatus, Levine has assured audiences they’ll be capable to soar proper again in simply because the actors did.
Followers of the present shall be comfortable the pandemic didn’t change the storyline. Levine admits he and the staff made some changes whereas capturing the final 5 episodes however maintains they stayed true to the unique plan. Viewers received’t want a recap of the sooner episodes to get going with Season 6.
Is ‘Billions’ Season 6 in manufacturing?
Levine revealed that the actors and inventive staff behind the success of Billions shot the second a part of Season 5 and all of Season 6 on the identical time.
Admittedly, COVID-19 virtually threw the manufacturing schedule off-course, nevertheless it gave the writers much-needed time to work on the storyline in a secure surroundings. There could be new protocols, manufacturing considerations, and the completely different actors’ availability, however manufacturing cast forward nonetheless.
The Showtime boss additionally revealed they by no means needed followers to attend for Season 6 so long as they did for the second portion of Season 5. Levine stated he and the manufacturing staff needed to put their “head down” and “plow ahead,” Deadline reported.
Who will star in Season 6?
Co-creator Brian Koppelman, talking with Entertainment Weekly, famous that the goodbyes and hellos on Billions are by no means everlasting, a transparent trace that Season 6 will see some faces exit and welcome new members into the forged.
Nevertheless, most members of the principle forged are anticipated to return. Maggie Siff as Wendy Rhoades will proceed to work at Axe Capital whereas Jeffrey DeMunn stars as Chuck Rhoades Sr.
In the meantime, Kelly AuCoin will nonetheless play Greenback Invoice Stern, an Axe Capital portfolio supervisor. Nico Tanner, Frank Grillo’s artist, is predicted to return if Wendy is open to a relationship with him.
Eva Victor may also seem in Season 6, after her chemistry with Taylor Mason, performed by Asia Kate Dillon, unexpectedly grew to become a spotlight of Season 5.
Is Damien Lewis leaving ‘Billions’?
However the greatest shock in Season 6 is the exit of Damien Lewis, who performs Bobby Axelrod. Which means the sequence’ ultimate chapter shall be one billionaire much less within the intriguing energy performs. Within the surprising departure, Lewis leaves his iconic function as Axe after 5 seasons, as his character flees to Switzerland after being outmaneuvered in Season 5.
Whereas Axe goes into hiding, followers can stay up for seeing extra from Wendy Rhoades, Taylor Mason, Mike Wagner (David Costabile), and Kate Sacker (Condola Rashad). Corey Stoll — who performs Mike Prince, Axe’s arch-enemy — shall be an everyday in Season 6.
Billions Season 6 is now a actuality following Levine’s affirmation that it has been within the works regardless of the pandemic. Followers can now anticipate a storyline spillover when Season 6 premieres January 23.