‘Succession’ Star Brian Cox on How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Affect Shooting Season 3

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Succession, HBO’s dramatic collection concerning the media-mogul Roy household, was just lately nominated for 18 Emmys. Even although the community green-lit Succession for its much-anticipated season 3, the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic put an indefinite rain delay on manufacturing. While the present’s creator desires to get the solid and crew again to work, how will filming through the coronavirus outbreak have an effect on Succession Season 3?

‘Succession’ Season Three filming tentatively deliberate for late 2020

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Cherry Jones, Brian Cox, and Holly Hunter on HBO’s Succession | Peter Kramer/HBO

Variety just lately reported on a quick dialog with the creator of Succession, Jesse Armstrong. The HBO showrunner defined the staff was: “trying to think about starting shooting in New York before Christmas.”

However, the author/producer understands that nothing is ready is stone.

“Who knows if that’ll come about, but that’s the plan at the moment,” Armstrong shared concerning the potential manufacturing on season 3. The Succession creator added that any feedback are “just conversations,” and he is aware of the street to precise filming is lengthy and “tough.” When will Succession Season Three air? That’s even much less sure. Per Variety:

Even if Succession manages to fireside up the engines once more earlier than Christmas, viewers will seemingly have to attend properly into 2021 to seek out out what occurs for themselves.

Lead solid member Brian Cox is the one one who is aware of what the characters stand up to in season 3

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Brian Cox — who performs patriarch Logan Roy in Succession, obtained perception on season Three early. Cox just lately joined SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show, the place he dished on what he is aware of.

“Cox is the only actor who knows what will occur in the upcoming, highly-anticipated third season,” the publication continued. That’s as a result of Cox made a current go to to “series creator Jesse Armstrong.”

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“I nearly fell off my chair because he never tells you about the next series,” Cox shared on the radio present. As for earlier Succession seasons: “We never knew from episode to episode what was going to happen.” While Cox wouldn’t reveal any HBO secrets and techniques, he did have one assessment of the upcoming season’s storylines.

“… it’s jolly thrilling,” the Succession actor gushed. “That’s all I can say.” 

However, Cox understands that season Three will really feel a bit completely different than different seasons.

Cox predicts how taking pictures ‘Succession’ Season Three shall be completely different from season 1 and season 2

Still, Cox maintaining his fingers crossed that Succession Season Three can start taking pictures in November. He has religion within the community to maintain it secure and wholesome for the solid and crew.

“HBO has been fantastic because they are covering every protocol possible, and they really want to be safe because it’s a show they care a lot about,” the actor defined on the SiriusXM program.

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Brian Cox as Logan Roy in Succession | Peter Kramer/HBO

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Cox defined that “strict precautions were being put in place to shoot amid the pandemic.” However, the Emmy winner is aware of that Succession will run into some bumps alongside the street. The present is used to authenticity and sticking to ideas.

“Our problem with the show is it’s a verity show because we shoot on the move and chronologically,” Cox shared. “But we now have to change in a way to be more controlled.” One factor that can change?

“We’ll have to use more sets than we did before,” the Succession actor predicted.

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