Succession Raises the Backstabbing Stakes in Season Two Trailer

Successions first season culminated with a firework finale of one-percenter dysfunction—as the Roy family snake pit endured a failed hostile takeover, manslaughter, a botched satellite launch, infidelity, familial blackmail, and televisions most toxic bromance. For the 11 months since the shows climactic finale, audiences have wondered how series creator Jesse Armstrong might top the Roy familys epic inaugural season. And now, via a new trailer, viewers finally have their answer.

As the above preview shows, Roy siblings Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Shiv (Sarah Snook), and Roman (Kieran Culkin) will not only be battling each other for the role of WayStar heir—though it looks like Shiv will edge out Kendall in the Roy-sibling power rankings. They—and their Machiavellian father (Brian Cox)—will lock horns with a new media empire, apparently run by characters played by Cherry Jones and Holly Hunter. But back-stabbing competition comes somewhat naturally to the Roys; the trailer makes it seem as though the Roys bigger stRead More – Source