HBO Orders Drama Pilot ‘Succession’ from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell

mckayAdam McKay and Will Ferrell have a new project in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a drama pilot from the duo called Succession, which follows “the saga of a fictional, American global-media family that is not only rich and powerful but also powerfully dysfunctional. The drama will explore family loyalty, international business and the perils of power in the 21st century.” McKay will direct the pilot, Peep Show co-creator Jesse Armstrong will write, and both will serve as co-executive producers alongside Ferrell.

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