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- A total of 8-10 episodes in Ballers season 5
- One of several HBO shows that ended in 2019
- Dwayne Johnson stars as an ex-NFL player turned financial manager
Dwayne Johnson is back as ex-NFL player turned financial manager Spencer Strasmore for the final time. The fifth season premiere of Ballers is now streaming on Hotstar in India. Ballers season 5, episode 1 picks up where we left off in season 4, with Strasmore’s public showdown with the NCAA, college football’s governing body, resulting in him resigning from the company, SportsX, he worked at and Quincy (Eli Goree) being reinstated. HBO hasn’t officially announced the episode count for Ballers season 5, though it’s likely to be between 8-10 episodes, going by preliminary info and HBO’s website.
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In addition to Johnson, Ballers season 5 cast includes Russell Brand as SportsX founder and CEO Lance Klians, Rob Corddry as financial advisor Joe Krutel, John David Washington as NFL player Ricky Jerret, Omar Miller as former NFL player Charles Greane, Donovan W. Carter as family-oriented NFL player Vernon Littlefield, Troy Garity as top-tier sports agent Jason Antolotti, London Brown as Vernon’s childhood friend Reggie, Jazmyn Simon as Charles’ wife Julie Greane, Arielle Kebbel as TV sportcaster and Spencer’s belle Tracy Legette, and Brittany S. Hall as Jerret’s girlfriend Amber.