'Succession' will end after upcoming season, the show's creator says


LOS ANGELES — The creator of the hit HBO sequence “Succession” says the upcoming fourth season will be its final.

Jesse Armstrong informed The New Yorker in a piece posted on-line Thursday that he wished the present’s many followers to know the end was approaching.

“I fairly like that concept, creatively, as a result of then the viewers is simply capable of get pleasure from every little thing because it comes, with out attempting to determine issues out, or perceiving issues in a sure means as soon as they comprehend it’s the remaining season,” Armstrong mentioned.

“Succession” follows a rich household that owns a serious media conglomerate and struggles to take care of its energy. It stars Brian Cox as the Roy household patriarch and Jeremy Robust as certainly one of his kids, who connive to succeed their father as the firm’s chief.

HBO confirmed that the fourth season set to premiere subsequent month will be its final.

The present has received 13 Emmy Awards to date, together with a number of for Armstrong for writing and drama sequence honors in 2020 and 2022.

Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, and Kieran Culkin in "Succession"

“I’ve by no means thought this might go on perpetually. The end has at all times been form of current in my thoughts,” Armstrong informed the New Yorker. “From Season 2, I’ve been attempting to suppose: Is it the subsequent one, or the one after that, or is it the one after that?”

Armstrong could not go away all the characters behind. Whereas he mentioned ending the present now will end in a “meaty” decision, he’s additionally open to revisiting a few of the characters in one other mission.

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