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 closing scene and whether or not or not he thinks Kendall (performed by Jeremy Sturdy) remains to be alive on this planet 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 may disagree. My subjective opinion can be that he’ll most likely undergo quite a lot of phases of grief with some cockamamie plans that maybe gained’t quantity to a lot. However I’ve to be optimistic in the way in which of if one has a relative or perhaps a little one who’s experiencing issues with their id and position on this planet: It’s a must to hope they may discover themselves and their place on this planet.”
Breaking down Kendall’s closing 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 develop into CEO of Waystar Royco following the passing of their father, Logan (Brian Cox). The board assembly the place they have been all imagined to forged their votes for Kendall took a flip, nonetheless. 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 instructed the Hollywood Reporter he doesn’t consider 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 by the tunnel. I depart the board room by that very same door in a really comparable state of inside collapse and having failed and misplaced. I walked by the streets in an identical 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 develop into CEO now, I by no means will.’ This time, it’s the primary time he’s lastly misplaced the whole lot. From within it, I felt there was no getting back from this.”