Todd Spangler NY Digital Editor The four-season run of “Succession,” HBO’s highbrow family corporate drama, is coming to its conclusion — with the show giving viewers no clear tea leaves on what the future holds for Waystar Royco or the media conglomerate’s internecine clan.
Will one of the Roy progeny ultimately take the throne as the new CEO, fulfilling the prophecy implicit in the show’s title?
Or will Waystar Royco wind up in the clutches of GoJo? Ahead of the series finale’s airing on Sunday, May 28 (on HBO and the newly relaunched Max), wagering site DraftKings drew up hypothetical odds for the likeliest outcomes. SEE ALSO: Jeremy Strong’s ‘Succession’ Method Acting Was So Intense That He’d Practice Asking Strangers Where the Bathroom Was According to DraftKings’ predictions, compiled by director of race and sportsbook operations Johnny Avello, the most likely scenario (at 2-1 odds) is that Waystar Royco will be sold to GoJo, the Norwegian internet conglomerate led by shifty CEO Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård).
Should the company avoid that fate, the family member with the best odds to be named CEO is Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook) at 5-2, per DraftKings.Read more on variety.com