Will ‘Succession’ Season 3 Reference the Coronavirus Pandemic?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Emmy-winning HBO collection Succession tells the story of a dirty wealthy household in New York City. After closing out its dramatic season 2 in 2019, the season finale left on a cliff-hanger. Succession has been renewed by the community for season 3, however the COVID-19 outbreak put filming on a long-term maintain. Recently, Succession‘s showrunner, Jesse Armstrong, revealed that the present will try to start capturing season Three by the top of 2020. However, what does that imply for when the present shall be launched?

Not to say, given the ever present nature of the worldwide well being disaster in today’s tradition, will the upcoming season of Succession reference the coronavirus pandemic? Cast member Sarah Snook not too long ago revealed her ideas.

Will ‘Succession’ Season Three instantly reference COVID-19?

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Succession forged member Sarah Snook in season 2 of the HBO collection | Graeme Hunter/HBO

Recently, Succession forged member Sarah Snook — who performs Shiv Roy on the collection — sat down with Variety for a podcast interview.

When requested whether or not or not season Three would seek advice from the COVID-19 pandemic, she responded:

I feel Jesse [Armstrong] needs to be delicate about it and simply stylish. I feel it’s a factor that everyone’s conscious of, and audiences are actually intuitive today.

However, Snook continued that any reference to the pandemic can be “nothing that is so overt that is going to really tackle it head on.” Why?

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

However, she does consider that Armstrong will embody little hints at COVID-19, not less than as a backdrop to the bigger plot.

“Even just seeing a mask in the background of something or hand sanitizer, those things that have become part of our daily lives, those things maybe,” Snook instructed the interviewer.

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When will the HBO drama collection begin filming season 3?

According to a separate Variety article, for Succession Season 3, “production has been delayed indefinitely.”

Succession creator Armstrong instructed the publication that the forged and crew are “trying to think about starting shooting in New York before Christmas.”

Still, Armstrong understands, that as a result of ever-changing nature of the worldwide outbreak, all of those plans are actually “just conversations.” He continued that any try at planning is “tough.”

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Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy in the course of the Succession Season 2 finale | Zach Dilgard/HBO

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“Who knows if that’ll come about, but that’s the plan at the moment,” the Succession showrunner instructed Variety.

The publication additionally delved into the timeline — predicting, loosely, when HBO would put out Succession Season 3.

“Even if Succession manages to fireplace 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,” Variety reported.

Even then, that timeline is up within the air — so who is aware of once we’ll get to see the Roy household tear one another aside as soon as once more.

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