Succession‘s Nicholas Braun Reveals How Tom-Greg Bromance Performed Out In Actual Life At Emmy Awards

One of the compelling components of the previous three seasons of Succession has been the evolving bromance between Logan Roy’s son-in-law turned purse provider Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfadyen) and the not-quite-so-dim-as-he-appears cousin Greg (Nicholas Braun).

Whereas their bond has been by flip poisonous, symbiotic and sometimes emotional, the finale of season 3 noticed turncoat Tom cryptically supply Greg a spot within the firm – simply earlier than it transpired he had betrayed his spouse and her siblings to remain in Logan’s good books. 

Forward of subsequent week’s arrival of the fourth and closing season, Braun has revealed his off-screen relationship with Macfadyen to be much more healthful and mutually supportive – one thing that performed out on the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards, with each of them up for the Finest Supporting Actor gong. 

Braun advised The Occasions of London that he and Macfadyen clung to one another as they heard their names known as.

“Matthew’s and my arms have been on one another’s legs when the nominees have been getting learn out,” he mentioned. 

“We have been one another, squeezing one another’s legs when our names bought learn aloud. Then when he received, I bought to be the primary individual to offer him a hug. After which his spouse.”

And Braun added that one of many hardest issues about ending filming Succession earlier this 12 months might be saying goodbye to his cast-mate.

“I simply really feel extraordinarily near him — after we completed taking pictures the final season I sobbed saying goodbye. It’s nonetheless exhausting to get by a scene with him with out laughing.”

Braun, a former youngster actor, was on the verge of giving up appearing earlier than his position of Cousin Greg modified his fortunes in a single day. For a similar interview, present runner Jesse Armstrong was requested why Braun had bagged the position. 

Armstrong commented: “Nick had that comforting factor for a comedy author of nailing each comedian beat obtainable, but in addition introduced his personal rhythms, winkling out additional comedy and pathos.”


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