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John Malkovich Is Coming to Billions in a Totally Malkovichian Role

He's gonna be loaded too

Tim Surette

Showtime's Billions is getting a whole lot richer.

The financial drama will get a drop-in from the great John Malkovich for a few episodes in the upcoming season, according to The Wrap. He'll play a Russian billionaire named Grigor Andolov in a recurring guest role, which sounds like the gig he was born to play, to be honest.

"John appeared in our first two films, Rounders and Knockaround Guys, and we have a long creative history together," said Billions creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien in a statement. "We are ecstatic to be reunited with the man who played Teddy KGB once again."

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Andolov will no doubt butt wallets with either billionaire hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) or U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) in this show about toxic masculinity, one-percenters with more cash than they know what to do with and the dizzying financial world. Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman and Asia Kate Taylor also star.

Big movie star Malkovich hasn't done a lot of television, but took his first regular series leading role in NBC's 2014 ill-fated pirate drama Crossbones. Billions will be his first TV role since that.

Billions Season 3 premieres March 25.