Roy’s family is preparing for their return.
HBO announced Monday that its hit show “Progression” has officially returned with the fourth season of production shooting, which will consist of 10 episodes, one increase over the nine-episode third season.
Cast members Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Rock, Matthew McFadden, J Smith-Cameron and Nicholas Brown have been confirmed to return. diverse reports.
The official synopsis for Season 4 has also been revealed, teasing key plot points.
Warning: spoilers below…
The caliphate is back! Season 4 is now filming as the first plot details are revealed with the Waystar Royco sale sparking ‘existential anxiety’ among the Logan family across 10 episodes.
It reads: “In Season 4 of 10 episodes, the sale of media group Waystar Royco to technology visionary Lukas Matsson is closer than ever.”
“The prospect of this seismic sale is causing existential anxiety and a family divide among the royals as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is completed.”
The summary concluded: “A power struggle arises when the family weighs a future in which its cultural and political weight is severely diminished.”
Additional cast members have also been confirmed for the new season.
They include Peter Friedman, David Rashi, Fisher Stevens, Hiam Abbass, Justin Loeb, Scott Nicholson, Zoe Winters and Jenny Berlin.
More Drama: Succession is officially back in production shooting for Season 4, which will consist of 10 episodes, an increase of one from Season 3’s 9-episode episodes.
It is also said that more cast members will be announced at a later date.
The show will once again be executive produced by series creator Jesse Armstrong, along with Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mellod, Tony Roach, Scott Ferguson, John Brown, Lucy Pribel, Will Tracy and Will Ferrell.
Succession has earned an impressive 23 Emmy nominations in its first two seasons, with nine wins.
The number is set to expand when this year’s Emmy nominations are revealed next month.
In a statement, HBO’s Executive Vice President of Programs Francesca Orsi said in last year’s revamp of Season 4: ‘With each succession season, Jesse Armstrong has continued to exceed our wildest expectations, driving us deeper into the Roy family’s inner sanctuary with indelible wit. Humanity and accuracy.
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Adding: “This season is undoubtedly no exception, and we couldn’t be more excited about everything this season has in store for us.”
The fourth season comes on the huge success of season three, after HBO revealed last year that 1.4 million viewers watched the third season premiere across all platforms, a new record for the show.
It was also the best premiere night performance of any HBO original series since HBO Max launched in May 2020.
1.4 million viewers saw a 21% increase over the season 2 finale episode that aired in October 2019 and 13% over the season 2 premiere in August 2019.
The third season premiere is also up 39% from the series’ first episode that aired in June 2018.
Family Affairs: Nicholas Brown will return to the show alongside Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Rock, Matthew Macfadyen, and J Smith-Cameron.