Nicholas Britell is making his TV show scoring debut on the upcoming HBO original series Succession. The political drama is created by Jesse Armstrong (In the Loop, Four Lions) and stars Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Hiam Abbas, Alan Ruck, Rob Yang, Parker Sawvers, and Peter Friedman. is described as the saga of the Roys, a fictional American global-media family that is not only rich and powerful but also powerfully dysfunctional. Armstrong is also executive producing the project with Adam McKay & Will Ferrell (Talladega Nights, The Other Guys), Kevin Messick (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), Frank Rich (Veep) and Ilene S. Landress (GirlsThe Sopranos). Britell has previously scored the McKay-directed feature The Big ShortSuccession will premiere in 2018 on HBO.

As previously reported, Britell (Moonlight, Battle of the Sexes, Free State of the Jones) also has Gary Ross’ Ocean’s Eight starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett & Anne Hathaway coming up.