‘Succession’ Adds Adrien Brody to Season 3 Cast in Pivotal New Role

‘Succession’ Adds Adrien Brody to Season 3 Cast in Pivotal New Role
How do you follow up a season that featured outstanding guest stars Holly Hunter and Cherry Jones? By bringing in Alexander Skarsgård and Adrien Brody, of course.

HBO announced Wednesday afternoon that the Oscar-winning star of “The Pianist” is joining the Season 3 cast of “Succession.” Per the network, Brody will be playing “Josh Aaronson, a billionaire activist investor who becomes pivotal in the battle for the ownership of Waystar.”

Waystar, of course, is the Roy family’s media conglomerate, which at the end of Season 2 was under siege from outsiders and insiders alike. The official synopsis for the upcoming set of episodes lays out the stakes cleanly:

Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall (Emmy winner Jeremy Strong) at the end of Season 2, Logan Roy (Brian Cox) begins Season 3 in a perilous position. Scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.
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