‘Succession’ Trailer: Adam McKay Puts the Diss in HBO’s Dysfunctional Family Drama

/Film | 3/26/2018 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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You can’t always choose your family. But you can choose whether to wage a corporate war against your family members in a fight over control for the biggest media conglomerate in the world.

Adam McKay takes family dysfunction to another level in the new HBO drama series Succession. The Big Short director takes his brand of acerbic wit and excessive cursing to TV with the series about a power-hungry family vying for control of the corporation headed by the aging patriarch (Brian Cox).

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While the first Succession trailer gave the spotlight to Brian Cox’s ruthless corporate CEO and deadbeat dad Logan Roy, the new teaser trailer focuses on his power-hungry kids. Played by Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, and Alan Ruck, Roy’s heirs apparent grab and grasp for power over their father’s company. That includes a lot of insults thrown each other’s way, in McKay’s signature acidic humor.

Unfortunately, this trailer so efficiently...
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