Damian Lewis Exits ‘Billions’ After 5 Seasons – The Hollywood Reporter
Damian Lewis is exiting Billions after 5 seasons.
Lewis performed Bobby Axelrod, aka Axe, on the Showtime collection, which aired its season 5 finale Sunday night time.
Showtime additionally mentioned that season six will premiere Jan. 23 and launched a trailer (watch it under). The information comes a few 12 months to the day after the community introduced the sixth-season renewal.
Paul Giamatti, Corey Stoll and Maggie Siff will return for season six, whereas Daniel Breaker (Girls5eva), who stars as Scooter, the chief of workers to Michael Prince (Stoll), has been upped to collection common.
The community mentioned that the upcoming season will discover Axe gone and Michael Prince assuming his place. In the meantime, Chuck (Giamatti) should develop a brand new technique that’s keener and extra subtle than earlier than. All of the gamers — Wags (David Costabile), Wendy (Siff), Taylor (Asia Kate Dillon), Sacker (Condola Rashad) and Senior (Jeffrey DeMunn) — should “sharpen their weapons and search for new alliances as a way to survive.”
Stoll joined the present as a visitor star in season 5 as a brand new menace to Axe. Showtime introduced final 12 months that he had been upped to a daily for season six.
It’s not the primary Showtime collection that Lewis has departed in the course of the present’s run. He exited the community’s Homeland in 2013 after three seasons.
Watch the season six trailer under.