Roy’s family is back and it seems as dysfunctional and murderous as ever. a New teaser trailer to SuccessionThe popular show from British creator Jesse Armstrong, the billionaire media royal family’s travails and ruthless power struggles will continue in a fourth season, which HBO announced will return in March.
The trailer finds Roy’s siblings – ineffective presidential candidate Connor (Alan Ruck), former golden boy Kendall (Jeremy Strong), boy Roman (Kieran Culkin) and Foxy’s daughter Chief (Sarah Snook) – in turmoil after their failed coup in The third season finale and their father’s proposed sale of the company to tech tycoon Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård).
According to the official record, the prospect of such a deal “ignites existential anxiety and family division among royals as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is complete,” especially as some members of the Roy family contemplate a future “in which their cultural and political weight is severely diminished.”
Trailer reviewing the usual Succession Staples – private jets and fancy homes, black cars, fancy dinners, Greg and Tom in an office, Kendall grimly referring to “Reputation 500 feet down”.
“We wanted to do something together,” Schiff says in the voiceover. “This isn’t about going back to Dad, but if it hurts him, it doesn’t bother me.”
Stars of major award-winning dramas Brian Cox As patriarch Logan Roy, who will return as a series regular alongside Strong, Culkin, Snoke & Rack, and co-stars Matthew McFadden, Nicholas Brown and J. Smith-Cameron.
HBO also announced new additions for Season 4: Annabeth Gish, Adam Godley, Ellie Harboy, and Johannes Hokur Johansson.
Little has been revealed about Season 4, but the cast members have sung veiled praises. Brown, who plays Greg’s hapless cousin, named The new season is an “absolute banger”, while Skarsgård called the fourth season “manicured”.
Armstrong also remained silent in Season 4, but he did reveal told reporters after the show won an Emmy Award in September that the fourth season was an “outside shootout.”
“I guess I could tell you everything that’s going to happen,” he said, “but it will only make it worse when you watch it.”
Succession’s first three seasons garnered 48 Emmy nominations and 13 wins, including two for Outstanding Dramatic Series, among many other accolades.
It will return to HBO March 26 with a UK date confirmed.
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