Warning: This story accommodates spoilers from season 4 of Succession.
The top of an period. Episode three of Succession season 4 was titled “Connor’s Marriage ceremony” — however the eldest Roy son’s nuptials turned out to be an afterthought.
As Connor (Alan Ruck) was gearing as much as marry Willa (Justine Lupe), the Roy siblings acquired the information that their father, Logan (Brian Cox), had collapsed on the airplane throughout a flight to Sweden. The Waystar Royco mogul had ditched Connor’s marriage ceremony as a way to go to Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård), however his well being took a flip as he was touring.
Tom (Matthew Macfadyen), who was on the airplane with Logan, referred to as Roman (Kieran Culkin) and knowledgeable him that his father’s situation was fairly dangerous. As a flight attendant carried out chest compressions, Tom inspired Roman and Kendall (Jeremy Strong) to talk to their father one final time by way of telephone. By the point Shiv (Sarah Snook) acquired her likelihood, Logan had already handed. The remainder of the episode adopted the siblings as they tried to resolve how one can announce the information of their father’s demise.
Whereas many Succession followers suspected that Logan would die in some unspecified time in the future during the drama’s final season, few predicted that his demise would occur so quickly. Now that he’s gone, nonetheless, the remainder of the season might give attention to the Roy youngsters — Kendall, Shiv, Roman and Connor — determining how one can divvy up his belongings.
Kendall, Shiv and Roman have been beforehand united towards their father, making an attempt to take him out by outbidding him for PGM or beginning their very own media firm. With out him as an antagonist, nonetheless, it appears possible that they might activate one another in pursuit of energy at their father’s firm, Waystar Royco.
Whereas Logan’s days on Succession are seemingly over, Cox, 76, lately told Us Weekly that he has no plans to stop working.
“You generally get [from people], ‘Properly, I’m gonna take the summer time off.’ And I’m going, ‘What the hell does that imply, taking this summer time off? What do you imply you’re gonna take the summer time off?’ … You’re a very long time lifeless. You don’t have to take the summer time off,’” the Emmy winner mentioned in February. “I don’t perceive the idea of not working. I’ve achieved that every one my life. I’ve all the time labored. And it’s one thing that I’ll proceed to do till I drop. I work and I simply benefit from the work. And I discover it enjoyable, I study rather a lot. I all the time study and also you study from individuals.”
He additionally already has tons of plans in the works following his departure from Succession. “I’ve all the time been very Catholic in my opinion of the work, no matter comes alongside,” he defined. “And I’m gonna be doing two performs this 12 months and I’m additionally hoping to direct my first movie, which I’m gonna be doing hopefully in Could and June. So, I’m busy.”
Earlier this 12 months, Succession creator Jesse Armstrong stunned followers when he revealed that season 4 can be the present’s final installment. “You realize, there’s a promise within the title of Succession,” he told The New Yorker in February. “I’ve by no means thought this might go on eternally.”
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Succession airs on HBO Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.