HBO has released a trailer for their upcoming series SUCCESSION. The ten-episode series follows wealthy media mogul Logan Roy, played by Brian Cox who is looking to retire and leave his company in the hands of his son, Kendall (Jeremy Strong). Roy quickly learns Kendall is not the best choice as a successor as his other children start to consider taking over their father’s company.
Directing the series is Adam McKay (The Other Guys, The Big Short), Mark Mylod, Adam Arkin, and Andrij Parekh written from a script by Jesse Armstrong.
The series also stars Hiam Abbass, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook and Alan Ruck. Succession premieres on HBO in June, watch the trailer below.
Here is the official synopsis of Succession:
Set in New York, SUCCESSION explores themes of power, politics, money, and family. Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the tough, powerful, aging patriarch, is head of Waystar Royco, a family-controlled international media conglomerate. He is married to his third wife, Marcia (Hiam Abbass), a loving, formidable partner. Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong), Logan’s eldest son from his second marriage, is currently a division president at the firm and the heir apparent. Roman Roy (Kieran Culkin), Kendall’s younger brother, is Logan’s outspoken, fun-loving son and no longer works at Waystar. Siobhan “Shiv” Roy (Sarah Snook), Logan’s only daughter and youngest child, has been pursuing a career in politics. Connor Roy (Alan Ruck), Logan’s eldest son, and only child from his first marriage, has pursued an independent life in New Mexico.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern