Succession is an American satirical black comedy-drama and family saga television series created by Jesse Armstrong. It premiered on HBO on June 3, 2018. The series has been renewed for a fourth season, set to premiere on March 26, 2023.
Succession follows the story of the Roy family, owners of media conglomerate Waystar RoyCo. Patriarch Logan Roy (Cox) is in declining health. His four children the distant eldest Connor (Ruck), the power-hungry Kendall (Strong), the irreverent Roman (Culkin), and the politically savvy Schiff (Snook) all have various ties to the company, Beginning to prepare for a future without a father, everyone begins to vie for dominance within the company.
- Hiam Abbass as Marcia Roy
- Nicholas Braun as Greg Hirsch
- Brian Cox as Logan Roy
- Kieran Culkin as Roman Roy
- Peter Friedman as Frank Vernon
- Natalie Gold as Rava Roy
- Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Wambsgans
- Alan Ruck as Connor Roy
- Sarah Snook as Siobhan “Shiv” Roy
- Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy
- Rob Yang as Lawrence Yee
- Dagmara Domińczyk as Karolina Novotney
- Arian Moayed as Stewy Hosseini
- J. Smith-Cameron as Gerri Kellman
- Justine Lupe as Willa Ferreyra
- David Rasche as Karl Muller
- Fisher Stevens as Hugo Baker
Season four’s plot will focus on “The sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson moves ever closer. The prospect of this seismic sale provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is completed”.
Succession has received good reviews from experts, and season four is expected to meet the expectations of the public and critics.