After a pandemic-induced hiatus, everyone’s favorite fictional corrupt billionaire media family is back and seemingly as dysfunctional as ever. On Tuesday, HBO released the trailer for season 3 of its Emmy-winning drama series. Succession, which, apparently, it all boils down to a simple question: “Are you part of this family or not?”
The trailer finds Kendall (Jeremy strong) and Logan (Brian cox) in an all-out war for control of Waystar Royco after Kendall’s public betrayal, and the whole family can’t help but get involved. “He’s our dad, but he was going to send me to jail. He would do the same to all of us, ”Kendall tells a quorum of his siblings, making some highlights. Shiv (Sarah snook), always a consummate businesswoman, is willing to support Kendall in his crusade against his father on one condition: total control. “You need to let me take over,” she purrs to Kendall.
While Shiv goes for the jugular, her hapless husband, Tom (Matthew macfayden), seems concerned about what he does best: scare Gregg the Egg (Nicholas brown), at one point whistling through the phone that “Logan is going to shoot a million poisonous spiders off your penis.” Roman (Kieran culkin) is way ahead, though apparently without his biggest love interest, Gerry (J. Smith Cameron). As for Logan, he knows exactly what he wants to do with his son Benedict Arnold, Kendall. “I’m going to grind his fucking bones to make my bread,” he tells Kendall’s assistant Jess (Juliana Canfield), on the phone. It’s anyone’s guess which Roy comes out on top of the bloodbath season 3 clearly has in store, but you might want to pray for Kendall’s bones and Gregg’s penis – they’ll need all the help they can get when Succession returns to HBO Max this fall.
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