Stan announces Billions and Black Monday return dates Penny Dreadful: City of Angels launch date

 Stan today announced Billions and Black Monday will be returning exclusively to Stan this year. Penny Dreadful: City of Angels will also be making its premiere in 2020.

In further announcements, The L Word: Generation Q and Work In Progress have both been renewed for second seasons and will return to Stan at a later date.

BILLONS

Season five of the hit drama series BILLIONS will premiere on Sunday, 3 May, only on Stan.

Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian LewisBILLIONS is currently in production in New York. Emmy and Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards) will guest star in multiple episodes of the fifth season.

In season five of BILLIONS, Bobby Axelrod (Lewis) and Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Social impact pioneer Mike Prince (Stoll) poses a true threat to Axe’s dominance, and Chuck feuds with a formidable district attorney. Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon) is forced back to Axe Capital, where they must fight to protect their employees and their assets. Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff) reevaluates her loyalties and forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe. This season, the struggle for power becomes a struggle for survival, and all characters must adapt or risk extinction. Margulies will play Catherine Brant, an Ivy League sociology professor and bestselling author. The series also stars David CostabileCondola Rashad, Kelly AuCoin and Jeffrey DeMunn.

BILLIONS Season 5 will premiere only on Stan on 3 May, 2020.

 

BLACK MONDAY

The ten-episode, second season of acclaimed comedy series BLACK MONDAYwill debut with back-to-back episodes each week beginning on Sunday, 15 March, only on Stan.

The series is executive produced by Emmy  nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Don Cheadle, who stars with two-time Tony Award nominee and Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls), Regina Hall (Little, Girls Trip) andScreen Actors Guild Award winner Paul Scheer (Veep).

Season one of the series followed Maurice “Mo” Monroe (Cheadle) as he and his group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of 1987 Wall Street, ultimately leading to the largest stock market crash in history, AKA Black Monday. Friends became enemies, traders became traitors, and two people became dead. This season focuses on the aftermath: As we begin, Dawn (Hall) and Blair (Rannells) are the bosses now, quickly learning that heavy is the head that wears the crown, especially when that head is constantly looking over its shoulder for Mo, who’s on the run with Keith (Scheer). Who will go down for the crash? Who will go down for the murders? Who will go down for fleecing Mo? All will be revealed in season two.

Season two guest stars include Tuc Watkins (The Boys In the Band) as Congressman Harris, a leading voice of the moral majority; June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) as his ultra-conservative wife, Corkie; Dulé Hill (Suits) as Marcus Wainwright III, president of the African-American Scholarship Fund; and Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul) as New York Governor Putnam. Recurring guest stars include Yassir Lester (Making History), Ken Marino (Wet Hot American Summer), Horatio Sanz (Glow) and Casey Wilson (Mrs. Fletcher, Happy Endings).

BLACK MONDAY Season 2will premiere only on Stan on 15 March, 2020.

PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS 

The highly anticipated series PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS will premiere on Sunday, 26 April, only on Stan.

The series stars Tony and Emmy winner Nathan LaneNatalie DormerDaniel ZovattoKerry BishéRory KinnearAdriana BarrazaMichael GladisJessica Garza and Johnathan Nieves.

A spiritual descendant of the original PENNY DREADFUL story set in Victorian-era London, PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS opens in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a grisly murder shocks the city, Detective Tiago Vega (Zovatto) and his partner Lewis Michener (Lane) become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of Los Angeles: from the building of the city’s first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism. Before long, Tiago and his family are grappling with powerful forces that threaten to tear them apart. PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of the period. This new chapter is a bold new vision that will employ all new characters and storylines. Recurring guest stars include Lorenza IzzoAdam RodriguezAmy MadiganBrent SpinerLin ShayeThomas KretschmannDominic Sherwood and Ethan Peck.

PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS will premiere only on Stan on 26 April, 2020.