New HBO Drama Tracks Family That Owns a Big Media Company

Apr 26, 2018  •  Post A Comment

A drama series premiering soon on HBO centers on a family that controls one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates. “Succession,” tracking the lives of Logan Roy and his four children, premieres June 3.

The plot finds the family’s aging patriarch beginning the process of stepping back from running the company while the kids figure out what to do with it.

The series stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Natalie Gold, Peter Friedman and Rob Yang.

“Succession” was created by Jesse Armstrong, with the pilot written by Armstrong and directed by Adam McKay. Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter and Mark Mylod executive produce; Armstrong serves as showrunner.

Here’s the trailer …

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