Ruck returns as the eldest Roy sibling in new season
Alan Ruck almost missed out on auditioning for Succession.
The actor, who reprises his role as Connor Roy in the show’s third season, 告诉 New York Post he was home in Los Angeles and trying to get back to Chicago, where he was working, around the time the audition was due to take place.
“A lot of family stuff came up during the day and I was like, ‘I can’t, I can’t go to this audition,’” he said.
“And then finally, I came out of music class with my two-year-old son, and there were half a dozen voicemails. And they said, ‘Just go to [Succession 制作人] Adam McKay’s house before you leave town. And I did.”
Ruck told the 邮政 he resorted to improvisation during the audition. 它是, 当然, successful, and Ruck snagged the part of the eldest Roy sibling on the acclaimed series.
Succession will return for a highly anticipated third season on Sunday (17 十月).
独立 gave this new instalment a five-star review, deeming it “uproariously funny, painful and delightful in its skewering of this family”.