Succession season 4 release date, cast, synopsis, teaser (and more)

Succession season 3
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Succession season 3 has come and gone, so that means fans of the HBO hit are looking ahead to what’s next. The good news is that another season has been confirmed, so you can rest easy knowing that all of your questions from the latest episode will be answered soon.

The season 3 finale aired in December 2021, and it certainly subverted viewers’ expectations in more ways than one.

In the first few minutes of the season 3 finale, we discovered that Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) was very much still alive, despite fans being convinced he might’ve overdosed or drank himself to death in the penultimate episode. On top of that, his siblings, Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Roman Roy (Kieran Culkin) were blindsided by their dad Logan Roy’s (Brian Cox) big business decision.

Anyone else on the edge of their seats for Succession season 4? Let’s get into the basics of what we know about it so far. HBO just confirmed the release date and shared the first teaser!

Succession season 4 release date

Get ready, Succession fans, because season 4 is close! The new season of the HBO hit will premiere on Sunday, March 26, 2023. This will be two weeks after the finale of The Last of Us season 1.

As reported by CarterMatt, Brian Cox discussed season 4 while being interviewed by GQ Magazine in October 2021, revealing filming should begin filming in June 2022. At least, he noted that was “roughly the plan.” He also said he thinks the writers would begin working on it in January 2022.

Fans might remember that Succession season 3 was supposed to begin filming in April 2020, however, COVID-19 safety concerns shut that down. According to Showbiz Cheat Sheet, they eventually got started in November 2020. That means it took almost a year after filming began for the third season to premiere.

Succession season 4 cast

We have the confirmed list of actors returning for Succession season 4, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Brian Cox as Logan Roy
  • Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy
  • Sarah Snook as Shiv Roy
  • Kieran Culkin as Roman Roy
  • Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Wambsgans
  • Nicholas Braun as Greg Hirsch
  • J. Smith-Cameron as Gerri Kellman
  • Alan Ruck as Connor Roy
  • Alexander Skarsgård as Lukas Mattson
  • Arian Moayed as Stewy Hosseini
  • James Cromwell as Ewan Roy

The third season added pretty big names to the cast with Adrien Brody, Alexander Skarsgard, and Sanaa Lathan, and season 4 will also see some new additions. These include:

  • Annabeth Gish
  • Adam Godley
  • Eili Harboe
  • Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Succession season 4 synopsis

The official logline for Succession season 4 is as follows:

"The sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård) moves ever closer. The prospect of this seismic sale provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is complete. A power struggle ensues as the family weighs up a future where their cultural and political weight is severely curtailed."

Succession season 4 teaser

We don’t have the full-length trailer for Succession season 4 yet, but the teaser has a lot going on! Watch:

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All three seasons of Succession are now streaming on HBO and HBO Max.