Succession followers consider a key a part of the present’s finale lies inside a scene from the most recent episode.
The present’s penultimate episode, titled Church and State, aired on Sunday (Might 21), and noticed the Roy siblings Kendall (Jeremy Sturdy), Roman (Kieran Culkin), Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Connor (Alan Ruck) navigate the funeral of their father Logan Roy (Brian Cox).
Whereas on the funeral, the siblings tried to win over newly elected US president Jeryd Mencken (Justin Kirk), who has the ultimate say on Waystar Royco’s future and their proposed cope with tech start-up Gojo, owned by Lukas Matsson (Alexander Skarsgård).
After Mencken beforehand hinted to Roman that he would scrap the deal, permitting Roman and Kendall to keep up management of Waystar, the president prompt that he was reconsidering his choices following the funeral.
Seeing a gap, Shiv, who’s in cahoots with Matsson, pitched to Mencken the thought of pushing via the deal and appointing a US CEO – with Shiv positioning herself because the prime candidate to take the job.
In the direction of the top of the episode, Matsson known as Shiv from the backseat of his automobile, the place he mentioned Mencken had accepted the thought, including: “And I believe I could make a US CEO work.”
Matsson is wanting immediately into Greg’s horny eyes when he says this to Shiv, is not he? pic.twitter.com/c6FbiLBoG2
— John Dioso ???? (@johnnydioso) Might 23, 2023
Alongside along with his wording – which doesn’t consult with Shiv particularly taking the function – viewers observed that Matsson’s eyes gave the impression to be a personality off-screen.
This has led to hypothesis over who the potential candidate could possibly be, with some believing Greg (Nicholas Braun) or somebody outdoors the household may find yourself operating Waystar.
You may take a look at extra fan reactions beneath.
Lukas mentioned, “I believe I could make a US CEO work”, not that he could make Shiv the CEO. Contemplating he additionally needs absolute management, he’ll go along with TOM.
— Essilfie, MD (@iam_essilfie) Might 22, 2023
Lukas Matsson saying “I believe I could make a US CEO work” not that he could make Shiv the CEO was key imo. I can’t see Mencken ever agreeing to Shiv as CEO despite the fact that sheʼs prepared to be accommodating. #Succession
— Junior Maruwa (@juniormaruwa) Might 22, 2023
#succession shiv roy retains flopping bc she’s too blind to see above her entitlement. like why are you celebrating matsson’s “i feel i could make a US CEO work” what a part of that explicitly says siobhan roy as CEO ??? GIRL WAKE UP
— yaine (@bitnaneun948) Might 22, 2023
In accordance with Leisure Weekly, the ultimate episode, titled With Open Eyes, could have a runtime of “round 90 minutes”.
The Succession finale airs this Sunday (Might 28) on HBO within the US at 9pm EST. Within the UK, the episode will premiere on Monday, Might 29 at 2am BST on Sky Atlantic.