Sunday, February 20, 2022

Casting News - Sakina Jaffrey Joins Showtime's 'Billions' as New Series Regular

Casting News - February 20, 2022

Showtime's Billions.

  • Sakina Jaffrey has joined the drama's sixth season as a new series regular. She previously starred for two seasons in Netflix's House of Cards, two seasons in NBC's Timeless and in the AppleTV+ limited series Defending Jacob. She is currently recurring on TNT's Snowpiercer.
  • She will play Daevisha "Dave" Mahar, a dogged defense attorney at a white-shoe firm, who goes up against NYAG Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) on a case and sways him to draft her into his cause. Will the former courtroom foes find a common enemy in billionaire Mike Prince (Corey Stoll)? The character made her debut in today's episode.