The network picked up the show created by Jesse Armstrong for a fourth broadcast, only two episodes in its third season.
This move is not surprising given that the family saga drew over 1.4 million viewers across all platforms when it premiered, marking the best night launch performance of any original series since going live. HBO Max.
The nine-episode season, which stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin, returned with a 13% increase in viewership since the Season 2 premiere and has been a consistent presence on the covers. newspapers and magazines.
The Emmy-winning drama picks up with media mogul Waystar / Royco and Patriarch Logan Roy (Cox) in a perilous position after being ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall (Strong) at the end of last season. He struggles to secure alliances with his daughter Shiv (Snook) and younger son Roman (Culkin) in a growing and bitter Roy family civil war.
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Returning cast members also include Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, J. Smith-Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, Fisher Stevens, Hiam Abbass, Arian Moayed, Harriet Walter, James Cromwell , Natalie Gold, Juliana Canfield, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Zoë Winters and Jeannie Berlin.
This season’s additional cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Sanaa Lathan, Linda Emond, Jihae, Adrien Brody, Hope Davis and Dasha Nekrasova.
Succession est produit par le showrunner Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown, Lucy Prebble, Will Tracy et Will Ferrell.
The big question is whether Season 4 will be the last. Writer Georgia Pritchett said Sunday Times that the writers are already preparing for the next season. “I think the maximum would be five seasons but maybe more than four,” she told the newspaper. ” That much [Armstrong] say just one more [season]. But it happens every time. We have a good end in sight.
Said Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President of HBO Programming: “With each season of Succession, Jesse Armstrong continued to exceed our wildest expectations, dragging us deeper into the inner sanctum of the Roy family with indelible wit, humanity and precision. This season is undoubtedly no exception, and we couldn’t be more excited for everything that lies ahead for the next season ahead. “