Landing bonding. succession viewers were shocked to see Logan Roy (Brian Cox) killed off three episodes of season 4, but the cast of the HBO show showed their support for the twist.
In the episode aired on Sunday, April 9, Connor Roy (Alan Ruck) wedding with Villa (Justine Lupe) is the last thing people think of when Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfadyen) breaks the news to Roman Roy (Kieran Culkin), Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook) and Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) that their father died aboard his private jet.
Cox, 76, revealed that he knew of his character’s fate as they were preparing to film Season 4.” (Creator Jesse Armstrong) called me and said, “Logan is going to die,” the actor said. New York Times on Sunday. “And I thought, ‘Oh, it’s all right.’ I thought he was going to die around episode 7 or 8, but by episode 3 I was like, “Well, that’s a little early.”
The Scottish native who brought this role to life with succession which premiered in 2018, praised the 52-year-old Armstrong for his decision to end the show.
“The problem with a lot of TVs, especially American ones, is that they have an expiration date,” he explained. New York Times. “And the great thing about Jesse and the writers is that they didn’t. Always leave the party when it’s in full swing, not when it’s waning.”
After winning a Golden Globe for the role of Logan, Cox admitted that he was worried that he would spoil the details of his character’s ending.
“All this time it was difficult to keep secrets. It was a long time ago,” he said. Vulture shortly after the episode aired. “When did I die? God, I think it was last July. I’m really proud of myself because I’ve never been good at keeping secrets, and this is one of the secrets that I’m really good at.”
brave heart The star also joked that it’s possible viewers haven’t seen Logan for the last time yet, adding, “That’s why I think there were very strong disagreements and very good reasons to think that maybe he’s not dead at all. Maybe it’s all a trick! Come to think of it, the last image is a body bag. Anyone can be in this body bag. There is a possibility.”
Leading up to Logan’s on-screen death, Cox hinted at his plans after his role in succession comes to the end.
“Sometimes you get (from people): ‘Well, I’ll take a vacation for the summer.’ And I say, “What the hell does it mean to take a vacation this summer? What do you mean when you say you’re going to take a summer vacation? You know? – Well, I feel like I want … – Why? You are long dead. You don’t have to take a vacation in the summer,” he said exclusively Us weekly in February. “I don’t understand what it means not to work. I’ve done this all my life. I have always worked. And that’s what I’ll keep doing until I drop. I work and just enjoy my work. And I’m having fun, I’m learning a lot. I am always learning and you are learning from people. I am a workaholic. It is my problem.”
Meanwhile, Armstrong has broken what led to him killing Logan so early in the final season.
“There are several factors that influence the location of Logan’s death in our narrative trajectory. One was like, “Oh, maybe that will surprise people,” the executive producer explained in a behind-the-scenes video after the episode. “I think much more prominent was the feeling that if we’re going to do this, we just don’t want to see people cry and then have a funeral and then end the show. We want to see how the death of someone significant affects the family.”
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