‘Succession’ Star Sarah Snook Reveals Which Season 2 Scene Made Her ‘Mouth Drop to the Floor’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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HBO’s fashionable sequence, Succession, had its justifiable share of jaw-dropping moments — for the entire characters — in each seasons 1 and a couple of. But Succession‘s Sarah Snook, who performs Siobhan Roy (extra sometimes called Shiv on the present), lately revealed which scene from a season 2 episode shocked her greater than another.

‘Succession’ lead solid member Sarah Snook talks the season 2 episode that shocked her

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Sarah Snook on Succession| Zach Dilgard/HBO

“What scene made your mouth drop to the floor when you read it?” the interviewer for The Big Ticket, a Variety podcast, requested Snook lately. For the Succession castmate, it was an early episode in season 2.

“Shiv being offered the CEO, so like being offered the company,” she replied. Part of it needed to do together with her scene associate, Brian Cox:

That additionally was the primary scene that I went again to shoot for second season, and it was like, ‘Oh, I’m going to head-to-head with Brian, the titan. Oh, no. I’ve actually obtained to show that I’m value being on the present. It appears that they’re providing Shiv a extremely good story line this season. What if I eff this up and I’m actually dangerous on this scene?’

Snook apprehensive that the plotline was so huge — and her fellow Succession solid member so sturdy — that it could make or break her.

“They’ll be like, ‘See, oh, no, no, no. We can’t give her this storyline. She doesn’t have the chops. We’ve got to rewrite the whole season,’” Snook says she apprehensive on the time.

Sarah Snook seems again at her time on season 1 and season 2

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Sarah Snook attends the Succession FYC Event at Time Warner Center in 2019 | Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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However, Snook’s certainty in her personal expertise solely elevated over time. Asked on the excellence between Succession Season 1 and a couple of, Snook stated it was principally about her method as an actor.

“For me personally going into it, a little more confidence,” she informed Variety. Snook continued on her outlook as a Succession castmate:

I believe a h*ll of a number of actors undergo imposter syndrome, that kind of like fraud state of affairs, however not less than I actually get pleasure from being right here, and I’m going to make essentially the most of being right here. Then, with the ability to have the scripts that we obtained for second season and the journey that she went on. What a scrumptious state of affairs to sink your tooth into.

Overall, Snook feels very fortunate to be an actor on the large HBO drama. Describing the Succession scripts, the actor defined: “It’s like that delicious gateau mud cake that’s like, ‘Oh, my God, amazing … It’s too much. It’s too rich.’”

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While the Succession actor couldn’t reveal any season Three secrets and techniques, she did give her ideas on whether or not or not the upcoming episodes would “incorporate” the COVID-19 pandemic, or any references to it.

Snook informed the podcaster what she believes the present creator’s take shall be:

I believe Jesse [Armstrong] needs to be delicate about it and simply stylish. I believe it’s a factor that everyone’s conscious of, and audiences are actually intuitive lately. Even simply seeing a masks within the background of one thing or hand sanitizer, these issues which have turn into a part of our each day lives, these issues perhaps, however nothing that’s so overt that’s going to actually sort out it head on, as a result of that’s not the present.

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Sarah Snook and Brain Cox on Succession Season 2 | Peter Kramer/HBO

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For Succession Season 3, Snook doesn’t consider the 2020 outbreak shall be a significant storyline.

“We want to see the Roys doing the thing that they’ve been doing that we love, not pivoting towards a pandemic story,” she defined.

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