HBO has Alexander Skarsgård (Godzilla to Kong) has been cast for the upcoming third season of the hit series Succession.
Skarsgård will star as Lukas Matsson, “a successful, confrontational tech founder and CEO.” He Joins Hope Davis (Your honor) in the series, which was recently cast as the daughter of one of Logan Roy’s longtime business rivals.
Skarsgård has had a long working relationship with HBO after his breakthrough Real blood‘s seven-season run. He also starred in Generation Kill, Big Little Lies and Perry Mason for the studio. He last starred as Stephen King’s villainous character Randall Flagg The score miniseries and one of the scientists trapped in WBs in the midst of the battle between Godzilla and King Kong Godzilla to Kong.
Succession stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Matthew Macfadyen and Nicholas Braun. Season 3 examines a rival family from Logan Roy’s media empire and his family’s influence on the Furnesses. The synopsis for the third season reads:
Logan Roy (Brian Cox) is ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2 and starts Season 3 in a dangerous position. As they struggle to forge family, political and financial alliances, tensions mount as a bitter business struggle threatens to turn into civil war within the family.
Succession is currently filming the third season.
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