Greater than a year since appearing in the acclaimed drama series Big Little Lies , Alexander Skarsgård is officially going to HBO for the highly-anticipated third season of Succession back. Skarsgård has signed on for the recurring role of Lukas Matsson, referred to as a successful, confrontational tech CEO and founder. Production on the upcoming year is underway in NEW YORK currently.
This marks the Swedish actor’s latest collaboration with HBO after starring in 2008’s limited series Generation Kill and the supernatural drama series True Blood which ran on-air for seven seasons from 2008-2014. He recently starred as Randall Flagg in Josh Boone’s series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand and was also lately observed in Godzilla vs. Kong .
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Succession follows the story of the Roy family – Logan Roy (Cox) and his four children – who control one of the primary media and entertainment conglomerates on earth. The series tracks their lives because they contemplate what the near future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the business.
In Season 3, ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the ultimate end of Season 2, Brian Cox’s patriarch Logan Roy begins the 3rd season scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, as a bitter corporate battle threatens to show right into a grouped family civil war. The brand new season will feature guest stars Sanaa Lathan as Lisa Arthur also, Linda Emond as Michelle-Anne Vanderhoven, and Jihae Kim as Berry Schneider.
The series has been led by Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Alan Ruck, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun, Hiam Abbass, Peter Friedman, Matthew Macfadyen, Rob Yang, Dagmara Dominczyk, Arian Moayed, J. Smith-Cameron, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, and Fisher Stevens.
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Succession is established by Academy Award nominee Jesse Armstrong, who serves as its showrunner also. It is executive produced by Armstrong, McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, and Tony Roche.
The series launched its ten-episode first season in 2018 with the pilot directed by Oscar winner Adam McKay from the script compiled by Armstrong. It won two major Golden Globe Awards including Best Television Series – Drama and Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Brian Cox. Meanwhile, its second season also gained acclaimed since it took home seven Emmy awards including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor for Jeremy Strong.