Warning: This article will contain spoilers (the title and runtime) for the series finale of HBO’s Succession
Following the release of season four, episode six of Succession, the hit HBO series has just four episodes left, including its series finale.
While the series finale is still about a month away, some concrete details about the episode have hit the internet.
Thanks to what appears to be a screenshot of an official press release from HBO (although not confirmed), Succession fans now know that the series finale will be titled “With Open Eyes” and will have a movie-length-esque runtime of an hour-and-a-half.
The very last episode of #Succession is titled “With Open Eyes” and has a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. pic.twitter.com/jgmliJBOE0
— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) May 1, 2023
Succession's last episode is called “With Open Eyes” and it runs 1h30mins pic.twitter.com/bmTA8AUnYD
— fifi ❤️🩹 tumultuous (@romegerri) May 1, 2023
The most recent episode of Succession, which aired on Sunday, April 30, was titled “Living+” and featured Kendall Roy on one of his trademark manic highs as he introduced a new product at the Waystar RoyCo investor day conference.
Next week’s episode, the seventh, is titled “Tailgate Party.” That’ll be followed by episode 8, “America Decides, and episode 9, “Church and States” before the series finale “With Open Eyes” — helmed by longtime Succession director Mark Mylod — premieres on Sunday, May 28.
Succession, which first premiered on HBO back in 2018, stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Matthew Macfadyen, Nicholas Braun, Alexander Skarsgård, Cherry Jones, Zoe Winters, Hope Davis, Justin Kirk, Stephen Root, J. Smith-Cameron, and more.
Since premiering in 2018, Succession has been nominated 48 times at the Emmy Awards and has won 13 of them, including wins for Outstanding Drama Series in 2020 and 2022, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Jeremy Strong in 2020, and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Matthew Macfadyen in 2022.
Sunday, May 28 is set to be a massive day for HBO and fans of the network as it will not only mark the end of Succession but also the end of Bill Hader’s acclaimed series Barry, which will also be concluding its fourth and final season on the same night.