There are plenty of unanswered questions on HBO's Emmy-winning drama series, but one that's on everyone's mind is whether Gerri and Roman will eventually do it Succession Season 4.
Succession is not a love story, and practically every connection depicted in the film is toxic in some way. This is why viewers have flocked to the strange relationship between Roman (Kieran Culkin), the Roy clan's youngest son, and Waystar Royco general counsel Gerri Kellman (J. Smith Cameron) because at least the two are honest with one other.
Why We’re All Obsessed With Roman and Gerri
This relationship defies every norm we've come to expect from prestige television, which is probably why they're so entertaining to watch.
As the tale of a dysfunctional family of elite one-percenters and the media empire they're all warring over, whatever love we see on this program is transactional, whether it's between spouses, family members, business partners, or complete strangers.
A Roman-Gerri Love Scene?
Gerri and Roman took their raunchy flirtation to the next level in Season 2 with a slightly sexual encounter. Season 3 has seen the tension take a back seat to other narrative lines, but it's evident that there's still something going on, and during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live! earlier this month, Smith-Cameron expressed her opinion on whether Roman and Gerri will ever do it.
“I don’t know, I don’t think so,” Smith-Cameron told Andy Cohen.
“I feel like, first of all, let’s just talk about him, I don’t think he could do that, right? He would be freaked out… and I think my character’s too careful to do that. But, you know, if the writers write it…”
Indeed, the tension between Gerri and Roman is so entertaining that seeing the two actually do the deed and cope with the consequences would almost be a letdown. Yet, if there's one thing we've learned from "Succession," it's that the show's writers are masters at milking any situation for all the drama and intrigue it can provide.
Succession Season 4 has yet to be given an official release date. But HBO is expected to release the fourth season at the end of 2022 or in early 2023, based on the release dates of the first two seasons.