Apparently, Jeremy Strong“The first audition wasn’t very good.” Successful.

Interview withThe New Yorker on Dec. 5, Strong revealed that he originally auditioned for the role of Kieran CulkinBefore landing the role of his elder brother Kendall on HBO,’s character Roman Roy was played by. Succession. Interviewer says that executive producer had been with the show before its 2018 premiere. Adam McKay approached Strong with the pilot script and said, “tell me what role you connect with.” 

Strong chose Logan Roy, the youngest of Logan Roys’ children. Strong said, “I thought, Oh wow! Roman is such an awesome part.” Strong said, “He is, like, a bon-vivant pint. “I could do things I had never done before.” 

Strong applied for the job, but while Strong was on his honeymoon in Denmark, Culkin called him to inform him that the actor had been selected. 

After the disappointment at not being cast in Roman’s role, Strong became the show’s creator. Jesse ArmstrongGiven the opportunity to audition for Kendall Roy, he agreed. “I’ve always felt like an outsider with a fire in my belly,” Strong said of connecting with the eager-for-power Roy sibling. “And so the disappointment and the feeling of being thwarted—it only sharpened my need and hunger. With a vengeance, I entered.