New intrigues and power struggles surrounding the Roy family: The fourth season of the HBO hit series "Succession" is here (in this country on Sky) - and with it the end of the award-winning TV show. Series creator Jesse Armstrong (52) said a few weeks ago in an interview with the "New Yorker" that HBO "would probably have produced more seasons", but the desire for a strong, convincing ending to the series he had created made him want to end it set.
In season four, fans can look forward to the proven stars of the series around the super-rich Roy family, owners of the media group Waystar RoyCo: Brian Cox (76) returns as the head of the family and media mogul Logan Roy. And Logan's power-hungry children are also celebrating their comeback: Jeremy Strong (44) plays Kendall Roy again, Sarah Snook (35) the role of Shiv Roy, Kieran Culkin (40) is back as Roman Roy and Alan Ruck (66) as Connor Roy . Matthew Macfadyen (48) will continue to cause trouble as Shiv's estranged husband Tom, Nicholas Braun (34) as Greg Hirsch and J. Smith-Cameron (65) aka Gerri Kellman are also involved in the new season.
The content of the new ten episodes was said in advance: In season four, the sale of the media conglomerate Waystar RoyCo to the tech visionary Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård, 46) is getting closer. This triggers existential fears for the Roys. The result is "a power struggle" as the family faces a future in which their cultural and political influence may wane...
Meanwhile, three of Logan Roy's children, Kendall, Shiv and Roman, are trying to start their own businesses first, according to Variety. At the end of season three they had failed with a coup against their father. Will the Roy children, in a love-hate relationship with each other and with Logan, once again become a threat to the head of the family? According to the "Guardian", Cherry Jones (66) aka Nan Pierce should also play a role again.
According to reports, would-be President Connor Roy, the only one who is not fighting for power in the group, is not only dealing with bad poll numbers. His fiancee Willa (Justine Lupe, 33) also makes life difficult for him. And Tom and "Cousin Greg", who recently defected from his wife Shiv to his father-in-law Logan, apparently hardly leave a blunder in the new season.
"Succession" has already received 13 Emmys from 48 nominations. The series has also received Golden Globes: with nine nominations, the series has won five awards. Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong won awards for Best Actor in a Drama Series, and Sarah Snook for Best Supporting Actress in a Series.