Succession is officially returning to our screens as HBO has confirmed that production has begun for season four.
The hit drama about the ultra-successful and even more dysfunctional Roy family’s battle to be top dog at their media company Waystar Royco will see the key cast return for 10 new episodes.
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The cast includes Brian Cox as the terrifying patriarch Logan Roy who pits his children against each other; Jeremy Strong as estranged son Kendall who spent last season battling his father; Sarah Snook as Shiv’s only daughter who wants to take over the family empire; Matthew Macfadyen as her social climber husband Tom; and Kieran Culkin as the loose cannon’s youngest son, Roman.
Alan Ruck as eldest son Connor, Nicholas Braun as Roy Greg’s cousin who acts as Tom’s sidekick, J Smith-Cameron as longtime Waystar employee Gerri who wields more power than the Roy children , and Alexander Skargard should also return. as tech prodigy Lukas Matsson.
Season four will see the sale of Waystar to Lukas progress, causing even more existential angst among the various members of the Roy family as they face a future where their political and cultural clout is severely reduced.
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By the end of the third season, siblings Kendall, Shiv, and Roy had finally agreed to put their differences aside and combine their influence as stakeholders to stage a coup, overthrowing their own father.
However, as they left their own mother’s wedding to put their plan into action, they realized they had made their decision too late – Shiv’s ambitious husband, Tom, had betrayed his trust by telling Logan of the plot. , prompting him to cut his own children. his business plans.
Succession returned for the third series after a two-year hiatus, with production delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Bosses and show creator Jesse Armstrong previously said the drama would never go beyond five seasons, so fans could watch the final days of Roy family power unfold in the season four.
New episodes should be ready to air later in 2022.
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