Award Winning TV Show Films Season 7 at Paul Smith’s College
Voted as Satellite’s Best Drama Television Series of 2023 (imdb.com), the show “Billions” has captured viewers for 6 seasons now. The team is currently in the process of filming season 7, which they recently brought to our necks!
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Showtime Productions, imdb.comBased on a true story?
Loosely based on the history between hedge fund manager Steve Cohen and former NY attorney Preet Bharara (billions.fandom.com), the show follows a “catch me if you can” match between a hedge fund manager trying to expand his wealth (Damian Lewis) and the federal attorney trying to prosecute his illegal actions (Paul Giamatti).
While Showtime has not yet set a release date for the new season, fans are anxiously awaiting the return of Lewis’ character, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, who fled the country at the end of season 5 to avoid the law (Aaron Marbone, Adirondack Daily Enterprise).
Filming their latest season, the cast and crew found themselves in the hamlet of Paul Smiths last week. Using areas like the White Pine Camp and Paul Smiths College to film, it’s clear they wanted an eye-catching snowy location. Signs with arrows reading “base camp”, “catering” and “billions” (as shown above) were posted around the city to guide cast and crew.
Production staff were rather tight-lipped when asked about the show to avoid any leaks. That said, it’s unclear if the episode(s) filmed here actually took place in the Adirondacks or if they just used this location for aesthetic purposes (Aaron Marbone, Adirondack Daily Enterprise).
They plowed snow on the Saranac Inn golf course. On Sunday afternoon, a helicopter landed in the cleared area to film a segment. Wow! – Bev Stellges, (Adirondack Enterprise via Facebook)
The show was shot on a “closed set” to avoid spoilers, but the series’ employees (who remain anonymous due to the secrecy surrounding production) said they enjoyed being in the Adirondacks, and that it ‘ a “welcome winter wash”. location” to film at (Aaron Marbone, Adirondack Daily Enterprise). New Peacock series ‘Poker Face’ filmed in upstate New York
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