“I can’t be in denial about what you are any longer.” Wall Street has been in the news lately, as usual, and now here is a first look at Season 2 of Billions, Showtime’s mega-money drama starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis. The clip is a combination trailer and behind-the-scenes featurette with footage from the new episodes and interviews with the cast. Check it out above.
Premiering on February 19, the sophomore season of Billions finds the characters vying for control in a changing world that presents an existential threat, and it’s a choice between evolution and extinction for all of them. The new season picks up immediately after the Season 1 finale, as hard-charging U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) squares off against billionaire hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Lewis), scorching the earth in a costly war for personal domination. It’s law versus money, with power, sex and the soul of New York in the balance.
Maggie Siff stars as Chuck’s estranged wife and the top performance coach in the hedge fund world. Malin Akerman plays Axe’s fiercely loyal and street-smart wife. Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad also star. Guest stars this season include Rob Morrow, Dan Soder, Kelly AuCoin, James Wolk, Christopher Denham, Glenn Fleshle, Mary-Louise Parker, Danny Strong and Eric Bogosian.
Billions is created, written and executive produced by showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien. The series is also created and executive produced by Andrew Ross Sorkin.