The Roys Won't Change, But 'Succession' Needs To

Mar 27, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: (by Jeffrey Speicher).

Another new season of HBO's award-winning mega-hit, Succession isn't too far off as the show just dropped this past Sunday. While we couldn't have asked for much more than what has already been delivered by the cast and crew, we think that something needs to change in order to keep the momentum rolling. In the first three seasons, we saw a series of attempts to stage coups and remove the surly and irascible patriarch, Logan Roy (Brian Cox), from the top spot at Waystar Royco. They were three terrific seasons that made the show one of the networks all-time winners, and after all, the show's title would lead you to expect the Roy children to be constantly jockeying for the lucrative and prestigious title of 'heir apparent' to the multi-conglomerate media business. We've established the fact that the Roy children have been saddled with certain trademarks that aren't going to change very much, so something is going to have to change the family dynamic rather dramatically to continue the arduous task of upping the ante of an already brilliantly devious and devilishly addictive show.

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