Matthew Macfadyen. It is a good idea to be a double-crosser.
Then, after throwing his Roy family and his the wife Shiv in the face before the chief of staff Logan Roy (Brian Cox) when they attempted to organise a coup to gain controlling Waystar Royco. What will happen next to Tom Wambsgan in season 4 of HBO’s Succession?
The Brutus-like twist on the character was so effective, TV Academy voters gave Matthew Macfadyen their debut Prime time Emmy win in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
When will the family backstabbing will season 4 begin?
“We gain a amount of time after the dust has settled. But not much,” Macfadyen said backstage.
“It’s a good ending, it sets up the story going forward,” the actor said.
According to the actor. “He thinks he is just looking out for himself,” Macfadyen says “You could say he’s been hurt by his sisters-in-law as well as his wife. I’m scared to give spoilers away. It’s well teed.”
What reaction did the actor experience when his character scolded his wife and then sided on his dad-in law?
“My favourite reaction was a picture message from my agent,” Macfadyen said, with a laughable stunned expression.
Macfadyen revealed at the end of Season 3 final that the backstabbing of Tom “made sense to me.”
“It’s an accumulation. It’s the result of thousands of cuts. Since the beginning, he’s needed to deal with many hits. She (Shiv) talks about the possibility of an open marriage on their wedding day and it’s not an easy road for Tom. He’s been through some smack from his brothers, his father-in law and everyone. There’s also the fear of possible jail time. I’m thinking that something has flipped. However, when I watched the final episode I thought”This is logical.'”