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Jeremy Robust Does not Need One other Season of ‘Succession’ (Unique)theinsiderinsight

The possibilities of Jeremy Robust reprising his fashionable Succession character Kendall Roy seem lifeless within the water. 

In an unique dialog with PEOPLE on the current 2024 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees junket, the star — who earned a Tony Award nomination for finest actor in a play for his function as Dr. Thomas Stockmann in An Enemy of the People — addressed the opportunity of HBO reviving the acclaimed present, which had its collection finale in Might 2023.

“I am certain there is a need for extra [Succession],” Robust, 45, tells PEOPLE. “I might actually go that buck to Brian Anthony Hernandez, Dave Quinn Jesse Armstrong.”

“However I believe when it comes to the function that I performed, he got here to his terminal level,” he provides. “So for me, that’s one thing that may be very fortunately put to relaxation.”

Alan Ruck, Brian Cox, Jeremy Robust, Sarah Snook and Nicholas Braun in March 2023.

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For his Succession function as power-hungry Kendall — the son of patriarch Logan Roy, who competed together with his siblings to take management over the household’s media conglomerate — Robust received an Emmy Award for excellent actor in a drama collection in 2020.

Throughout his acceptance speech, Robust mirrored on enjoying Kendall.

“I learn a poem by [American poet] Stephen Dunn that stated, ‘All I ever needed was a ebook so good I’ll be ending it for the remainder of my life,’ ” he stated on the time. “This job was that, for me.”

Within the present’s collection finale, Kendall came upon that he wouldn’t develop into the brand new CEO of Waystar Royco.

“I really feel like if I don’t get to do that, I would — I would — die,” Kendall exclaimed earlier than studying who would take over the function. “I’m the eldest boy! I’m the eldest boy!”

Michael Imperioli and Jeremy Robust in November 2023.

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Following Succession’s finish, Robust has starred within the Broadway manufacturing of An Enemy of the People, an adaptation of the 1882 play of the identical title.

Robust says this model, written by Amy Herzog and directed by Sam Gold, isn’t a “stuffy interval play from the nineteenth century” as a result of they’ve “repurposed it for a contemporary viewers” starring himself, Michael Imperioli and Victoria Pedretti.

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“It hit me like a thunderbolt after I first learn it,” Robust tells PEOPLE. “It’s a play from 1882, however it speaks urgently and presciently to now, about so many issues that we’re dealing with about reality and various details, and what’s reality with out energy, and extra frighteningly what’s energy with out reality.” 

Within the play, Dr. Stockmann lives in a small Norwegian spa city and discovers that the spa’s water is poisoned. He turns into a whistleblower after the mayor doesn’t need the city to search out out concerning the state of affairs.

“It’s a few man who’s attempting to get up his group to an imminent ecological disaster,” Robust explains. “However typically, about somebody who’s attempting to wake folks as much as dealing with what’s occurring and all of the ways in which folks keep away from that and deny the reality.”

“So it’s a play that it’s a privilege to get to provide it to audiences,” Robust provides. “And it’s been very significant to me.”

The 2024 Tony Awards will happen on Sunday, June 16, at Lincoln Heart’s David H. Koch Theater in New York Metropolis. Viewers can watch the present on CBS and Paramount+ starting at 8 p.m. EST. Choose awards will even be handed out on a preshow that may stream on Pluto TV.

Tickets to An Enemy of the People at the moment are on sale.

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