Since Logan Roy might say, it is about fucking time. It appears Succession is finally gearing up to start filming again, following an extended hiatus because of COVID-19. The highly-anticipated third season of the HBO series follows the powerful first and second seasons concerning the dysfunctional Roy family’s Machiavellian power moves and brotherly (and sisterly) backstabbing as they vie for their father’s love business. From release date to storyline, here’s what we know so far about season 3 of those critically-acclaimed HBO series Succession.
Where Did Season 2 Of Succession Leave Off?
Succession season 2 finished with Kendall Roy throwing a bombshell on his father’s dynasty. The Number One Boy opted to betray media tycoon Logan Roy, who set up his son to take the fall for Waystar Royco’s wrongdoings, throwing a significant wrench into the patriarch’s strategies for his heirs.
What’s Going To Happen In Season 3?
You’d have to ask Brian Cox. In a meeting with The Jess Cagle Show, the actor revealed that he is the only cast member to know what the new season holds.
“I almost fell off my seat because [series founder Jesse Armstrong] never informs you about another series. We knew from episode to episode what was likely to happen,” Cox said per The Hollywood Reporter. “It is jolly thrilling. That’s all I will say.”
Cox added that because of pandemic safety protocols the new season would likely use more sets instead of shooting the streets in NYC.
“Our issue with the show is it’s a verity show because we shoot on the movement and chronologically. But we have to modify in a way to be more controlled,” he added.
Cox’s costar Sarah Snook additionally talked to Variety about the show, revealing if they’d incorporate coronavirus into the upcoming season’s storyline.