/ 05 September 2023

The line of Succession

Image source: HBO
Image source: HBO

We’re still mad for anything Succession-related, and the show’s creator, Jesse Armstrong, gave us a mega sugar hit this week. Speaking at an event in London over the weekend, Armstrong appeared to confirm that Logal Roy had underlined Kendall’s name as the next Waystar CEO rather than crossing it out. The ambiguous line turned up on an undated document in episode 4 of the final season as the Roy family gathered for Logan’s wake and claimed dibs on his personal effects. Frank discovers the document, and there is serious discussion of “losing” it before Kendall arrives and sees his name in (and under) ink. At the London event, Armstrong said, “If you were crossing something out, you wouldn’t start underneath, would you?” before tapping his head. The crowd let out an audible oooh, as did millions of fans from afar…

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