HBO has revealed that the upcoming third season of the acclaimed drama series Succession is scheduled to make its return this fall in October. The confirmation comes after nearly two years since the Brian Cox-led series had concluded its 10-episode second season, which received seven Emmy Awards including Outstanding Drama Series, and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Jeremy Strong.
HBO’s Succession Season 3 will feature the introduction of guest-stars including Alexander Skarsgård as Lukas Matsson, Adrien Brody as Josh Aaronson, Sanaa Lathan as Lisa Arthur, Linda Emond as Michelle-Anne Vanderhoven, and Jihae Kim as Berry Schneider.
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Succession follows the story of the Roy family – Logan Roy (Cox) and his four children – who control one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. The series tracks their lives as they contemplate what the future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the company.
The series stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Alan Ruck, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun, Hiam Abbass, Peter Friedman, Matthew Macfadyen, Rob Yang, Dagmara Dominczyk, Arian Moayed, J. Smith-Cameron, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, and Fisher Stevens.
In Season 3, ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season 2, Brian Cox’s patriarch Logan Roy begins the third season scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances, as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.
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Succession hails from creator, showrunner, and executive producer, Academy Award nominee Jesse Armstrong. It is executive produced by McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, and Tony Roche.
The series launched its ten-episode first season in 2018, where it won two major Golden Globe Awards including Best Television Series – Drama and Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Brian Cox.