SPOILER ALERT: This put up incorporates particulars of the Billions Season 5 finale that debuted on streaming early this morning and on Showtime Sunday tonight.

Damian Lewis has exited Showtime’sBillions.”

With his very wealthy Bobby Axelrod on the run in Switzerland from the authorized claws of Paul Giamatti’s Empire State Attorney General, Emmy winner Lewis ended his 5 season run on the Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin-created, excessive finance drama with a smile tonight. After years of staying only one step forward of the regulation and a giant loss, Axelrod additionally noticed practically all his appreciable fortune gone as he settled right down to a handcuffs-free life in Europe.

Or as Lewis’s Axelrod stated to rival billionaire Mike Prince (Corey Stoll), who now owns all his corporations: “So, this is what it is to lose.”

Already renewed for a sixth season, “Billionsreturned for the second half of its fifth season, which had been delayed by the pandemic-related manufacturing shutdown, on Sept. 5. It expanded the battle between Lewis’s Axelrod and Giamatti’s Chuck Rhodes to incorporate former “House of Cards” star Stoll in a really unholy trinity. Stoll is now becoming a member of the drama full-time as he has been promoted to a collection common for Season 6.


Tragically, in actual life, throughout the more-than-a-year-long break in Season 5, Lewis’ spouse Helen McCrory died. The “Peaky Blinders” star handed away from most cancers t the age of 52 in April of this yr. “I’ve never known anyone able to enjoy life as much,” Lewis wrote in a shifting tribute within the Sunday Times of London on April 18. “Her ability to be in the present and enjoy the moment was inspirational. Nor was she interested in navel-gazing. No real self-interest in self-reflection; she believed in looking out, not in. Which is why she was able to turn her light so brightly on others.”

Also starring in “Billions” are Asia Kate Dillon, Maggie Siff, David Costabile, Condola Rashad, Kelly AuCoin and Jeffrey DeMunn. The Season 5 finale lifted slightly little bit of the actual life escape with Axelrod’s replaying arrested Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn secret flight out of Japan in 2019.

While Lewis has ceded his most important massive bucks function to Stoll, there’s a probability I hear that the actor might make an look or two within the sixth season — which is about to debut on January 23.

Check out the Lewis-free trailer for Season 6, that was proven proper after the Season 5 finale tonight, right here: