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U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Toby Leonard Moore ...  Bryan Connerty 38 episodes, 2016-2019
Paul Giamatti ...  Chuck Rhoades 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Damian Lewis ...  Bobby Axelrod 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Maggie Siff ...  Wendy Rhoades 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Malin Akerman ...  Lara Axelrod 36 episodes, 2016-2018
David Costabile ...  Mike 'Wags' Wagner 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Condola Rashad ...  Kate Sacker 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Daniel K. Isaac ...  Ben Kim 36 episodes, 2016-2019
Dan Soder ...  Mafee 32 episodes, 2016-2018
Kelly AuCoin ...  'Dollar' Bill Stearn 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Jeffrey DeMunn ...  Chuck Rhoades, Sr. 27 episodes, 2016-2018
Asia Kate Dillon ...  Taylor Mason 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Glenn Fleshler ...  Orrin Bach 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Kira Visser ...  Donna 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Zina Wilde ...  Helena / ... 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Terry Kinney ...  Hall 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Ilfenesh Hadera ...  Deb Kawi 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Chris Carfizzi ...  Rudy 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Christopher Denham ...  Oliver Dake 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Jack Gore ...  Gordie Axelrod 17 episodes, 2016-2018
Susan Misner ...  Terri McCue 16 episodes, 2016-2018
Stephen Kunken ...  Ari Spyros 16 episodes, 2016-2018
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Billions is a complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series. Written by ahmetkozan

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1 January 2016 (USA) See more »

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The color "Blue" is featured prominently throughout every episode in Billions. The color is also a prominent fixture in the clothing attire of both Axe and Chuck, and with other characters throughout the series who are in positions of wealth and power. It is also on display in various tones throughout the offices of Axe Capital. See more »

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Bonds & Bondage
26 January 2016 | by stankactormanSee all my reviews

BILLIONS (SHO): It's all a game of cat and mouse, or who has the biggest set of balls in this story of conflict between two very powerful men. The first is Bobby (Axe) Axelrod, the only surviving partner of Axe Capital hedge fund who just happened to be out of the office on 9/11. Damien Lewis gives us a multifaceted character who has enormous wealth which was probably earned illegally via insider trading. This guy's got it all: beautiful, loving wife, great kids, lives in a mansion with a full time chef and can buy anybody and does. He's so wealthy, he can go to the finest restaurants in a T-shirt. The second is the US Attorney, Chuck Rhoades played by an intense Paul Giamatti who is determined to take Axe down. Their common bond is Rhoades' wife, Wendy, (the very cool and very appealing Maggie Siff) a brilliant psychiatrist who works for Bobby as the in-house shrink, performance coach and cheerleader for the high pressure account execs who have self-doubt and are desperately trying to stay ahead of the game and earn Axe's approval because they fear replacement if they don't perform. She's been working with Bobby even before she met Chuck and makes tenfold what he makes. As a result, the Rhoades' have huge conflict of interest issues which prevents them from talking about work. Wendy loves her husband but is extremely loyal to Axe. Then there's the added bonus of the Rhoades' 50 Shades of Grey dominant/submissive sex play. Chuck is masochistic who likes to be tied up. The machinations of the financial world are as complicated as they are exciting and the writers have given us an intelligent show, smartly done. (See what I did there?) Score: 9. WATCH IT. Bonds and Bondage, can't miss.


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