Longtime Succession director and govt producer Mark Mylod thinks Kendall Roy remains to be alive following the occasions of the season finale.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Mylod was requested about his interpretation of the present’s ultimate scene and whether or not or not he thinks Kendall (performed by Jeremy Sturdy) remains to be alive on the earth of Succession.
“I very a lot hope that he’s nonetheless alive,” Mylod answered. “I believe he’s. That’s subjective. Different gamers within the present would possibly disagree. My subjective opinion could be that he’ll most likely undergo various levels of grief with some cockamamie plans that maybe received’t quantity to a lot. However I’ve to be optimistic in the best way of if one has a relative or perhaps a youngster who’s experiencing issues with their identification and function on the earth: It’s important to hope they are going to discover themselves and their place on the earth.”
Breaking down Kendall’s ultimate moments on Succession
Throughout the Succession finale, Kendall believed he’d lastly satisfied his siblings, Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Roman (Kieran Culkin), to let him turn out to be CEO of Waystar Royco following the passing of their father, Logan (Brian Cox). The board assembly the place they have been all speculated to forged their votes for Kendall took a flip, nevertheless. In an enormous upset Shiv finally backed her husband, Tom (Matthew Macfadyen), as an alternative of her brother.
The ultimate scene of Succession sees Kendall solemnly strolling out to a park and staring on the water, leaving the character’s destiny unknown. Logan’s former bodyguard, Colin (Scott Nicholson), stands off to the facet.
Sturdy beforehand informed the Hollywood Reporter he doesn’t imagine there’s any “coming again” for Kendall following the finale.
“There’s an episode in season one once I lead a failed try at a coup,” he stated. “I’m operating via the tunnel. I go away the board room via that very same door in a really comparable state of interior collapse and having failed and misplaced. I walked via the streets in an analogous sunken daze. I stated to Jesse [Armstrong] and Mark, ‘I can’t do that once more. There’s a development right here. There’s far more at stake now. If I don’t turn out to be CEO now, I by no means will.’ This time, it’s the primary time he’s lastly misplaced every little thing. From inside it, I felt there was no getting back from this.”