Facebook with Latestnigeriannews  Twieet with latestnigeriannews  RSS Page Feed
Home  |  All Headlines  |  Punch  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Vanguard   |  Guardian  |  The Nation  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent
World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  More Channels...

Viewing Mode:

Archive:

  1.     Tool Tips    
  2.    Collapsible   
  3.    Collapsed     
Click to view all Entertainment headlines today

Click to view all Sports headlines today

Billions' star David Costabile on how he takes care of Wags' signature mustache, and what people yell at him on the street

Published by Business Insider on Wed, 22 Aug 2018


David Costabile, who plays Mike "Wags" Wagner on Showtime's "Billions," revealed to Business Insider how he takes care of Wags' signature twisty mustache."Theres a double dose of waxing a day," Costabile saidand he does it all himself."It's got to be Wags length," he added.He also revealed the fan reaction after the first season aired when he knew that "Billions" would be a hit.Mike "Wags" Wagner, the loud-mouthed COO of Axe Capital on Showtime's "Billions," has one of the best mustaches on TV, and it's especially known for its curl.The actor behind Wags, David Costabile, revealed to Business Insider that to get the perfect "Wags mustache," it involves a lot of waxing."For the twisty mustache, theres a double dose of waxing a day," Costabile told Business Insider while promoting his cameo on this week's "Better Call Saul." "Theres a wax in the morning and a wax throughout the rest of the day. Two separate waxes."And Costabile does it all himself."Im in charge of the 'stache and the goatee," Costabile said. "Theyre precisely measured and calibrated. Cant go too far, cant go too small. Its got to be Wags length.""Billions" wrapped up its third season in June, and Showtime has already renewed it for a fourth season. It follows U.S. attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti), who turns his sights on the arrogant Wall Street billionaire David Axelrod (Damien Lewis), who he suspects of insider trading and bribery. Wags is Axelrod's right-hand man at Axelrod's New York-based hedge fund, Axe Capital.When asked how often "Billions" fans approach him in New York City, Costabile said it happens a lot on Wall Street and at Grand Central. But there's one fan reaction in particular that sticks out in his mind. After the first season had aired, Costabile said that a garbage man in his neighborhood shouted enthusiastically at him."A guy collecting garbage was driving by in my neighborhood and he leaned out and yelled, 'Yo, I love your f---ing show, youre the best f---ing character on TV!'" Costabile said. "At that point I was like, 'Wow weve got a hit. When this guy is screaming out at Wags, thats when you know.'"SEE ALSO:A 'Breaking Bad' actor reprised his role in this week's 'Better Call Saul,' and had to sing a song that took him weeks to memorizeJoin the conversation about this storyNOW WATCH: How a black cop infiltrated the KKK ' the true story behind Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman
Click here to read full news..

All Channels Nigerian Dailies: Punch  |  Vanguard   |  The Nation  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Guardian  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent  |   The Herald  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  New Telegraph  |  Peoples Daily  |  Blueprint  |  Nigerian Pilot  |  Sahara Reporters  |  Premium Times  |  The Cable  |  PM News  |  APO Africa Newsroom

Categories Today: World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Columns  |  All Headlines Today

Entertainment (Local): Linda Ikeji  |  Bella Naija  |  Tori  |  Pulse  |  The NET  |  DailyPost  |  Information Nigeria  |  Gistlover  |  Lailas Blog  |  Miss Petite  |  Olufamous  |  Stella Dimoko Korkus Blog  |  Ynaija  |  All Entertainment News Today

Entertainment (World): TMZ  |  Daily Mail  |  Huffington Post

Sports: Goal  |  African Football  |  Bleacher Report  |  FTBpro  |  Kickoff  |  All Sports Headlines Today

Business & Finance: Nairametrics  |  Business Insider  |  Forbes  |  Entrepreneur  |  The Economist  |  BusinessTech  |  Financial Watch  |  BusinessDay  |  All Business News Headlines Today

Technology (Local): Techpoint  |  TechMoran  |  TechCity  |  Innovation Village  |  IT News Africa  |  Technology Times  |  Technext  |  Techcabal  |  All Technology News Headlines Today

Technology (World): Techcrunch  |  Techmeme  |  Slashdot  |  Wired  |  Hackers News  |  Engadget  |  Pocket Lint  |  The Verge

International Networks:   |  CNN  |  BBC  |  Al Jazeera  |  Yahoo

Forum:   |  Nairaland  |  Naij

Other Links: Home   |  Nigerian Jobs