The Roy household is again and seemingly as dysfunctional and cutthroat as ever. A new teaser trailer for Succession, the favored present from British creator Jesse Armstrong, suggests the media conglomerate-owning, billionaire household’s travails and scathing energy struggles will proceed within the fourth season, which HBO introduced will return in March.
The trailer finds the Roy siblings – futile presidential candidate Connor (Alan Ruck), former golden boy Kendall (Jeremy Strong), puerile Roman (Kieran Culkin) and scheming daughter Shiv (Sarah Snook) – in turmoil following their failed coup within the third season finale and their father’s proposed sale of the corporate to tech mogul Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård).
According to the official logline, the prospect of such a deal “provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is complete”, particularly as a few of the Roys contemplate a future by which “their cultural and political weight is severely curtailed.”
The trailer previews the standard Succession staples – personal jets and luxurious houses, black automobiles, fancy dinners, Greg and Tom in an workplace, Kendall referring glumly to a “500-foot reputational drop”.
“We wanted to do something together,” Shiv says in voiceover. “This is not about getting back at Dad, but if it hurts him, it doesn’t bother me.”
The closely awarded drama collection stars Brian Cox as patriarch Logan Roy, who will return as a collection common together with Strong, Culkin, Snook, Ruck and co-stars Matthew McFadyen, Nicholas Braun and J Smith-Cameron.
HBO additionally introduced new additions to the season 4 forged: Annabeth Gish, Adam Godley, Eili Harboe and Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson.
Little has been revealed in regards to the fourth season, however forged members have sung veiled praises. Braun, who performs hapless Cousin Greg, called the brand new season an “absolute banger”, whereas Skarsgård described season 4 as “manicured”.
Armstrong has additionally remained mum on the fourth season, however did reveal to reporters after the present’s Emmy win in September that the fourth season was “shooting abroad”.
“I think I could tell you everything that’s gonna happen, but it will only make it worse when you watch it,” he stated.
The first three seasons of Succession garnered 48 Emmy nominations and 13 wins, together with two for greatest drama collection, amongst quite a few different accolades.
It will return to HBO on 26 March with a UK date to be confirmed.