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Billion Season 6: Renewal Status and What we know so far

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Billions Season 6 Updates: The highly-rated American TV drama series ‘Billions’ is all set to continue its production for the remaining episodes of season 5 followed by its season 6 in 2021.

The fans are highly anticipated about the release of the final 5 episodes of the fifth season which got a break after its 7th episode ‘The Limitless S**t’ got telecasted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

But now they have a reason of delight as the production house has announced the recommencement of shoot for remaining episodes of season 5 and the new season 6.

When can we get the Release Date?

As per the announcement of Showtime Networks, the series will make a comeback with the new episodes of season 5 followed by season 6 scheduled for release in 2021, but no official date has been announced yet. 

The Twitter handle ‘Billions on Showtime’ tweeted “The story’s not over yet . Stay tuned for the return of #Billions” with a promotional video on the 16th of June. 

What can be the possible plot of Billions Season 6?

The series primarily revolves around the story of hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis), as he accumulates wealth & power in the world of high finance.

His aggressive tactics to secure high returns frequently cross over into illegal acts that United States Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) attempts to prosecute. 

Season 5 Recap

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In season 5, the brutal rivalry between Bobby Axelrod  (Damian Lewis) and Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) gets flared, while few new rivals rise and take charge.

As the season unfolds, Mike Prince (Corey Stoll) poses a threat to the dominance of Axe. While Chuck gets into a horrifying dispute with a district attorney (Roma Maffia). Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff) puts herself at odds with both Chuck and Axe after reassessment of her associates’ loyalties. 

This season checks the adaptation capabilities of all her characters as their struggle for power turns into a struggle for survival.  

The Cast of Billions Season 6

The principal cast of the ‘Billions’ are:-

Paul Giamatti plays the role of a brilliant U.S. Attorney who leads the fight against financial corruption in America.

Damian Lewis plays a self-made Billionaire Bobby Axelrod, having one of the most successful hedge funds in the business enjoying a lavish life with mansions, a private jet, a helicopter, etc.

Maggie Siff plays the role of Wendy Rhoades, a psychiatrist by trade. She is the combination of an avid intellect and keen human nature.

The series also stars Corey Stoll, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Asia Kate Dhillon.

Creators

Billions series is created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Trivia.

The series is basically an inspiration of the investigations undertaken by Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017.

Where to watch

All the episodes from season 1 to season 5 of ‘Billions’ are streaming on Showtime Network or Showtime app. You can also catch it on the Hotstar streaming channel.

The new episodes of season 5 will be first aired on Showtimes and then will be streaming on Hotstar.

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