Alexander Skarsgard and Adrien Brody join the cast of HBO’s razor-sharp drama. But are they Team Kendall or loyal to Logan?
Kendall Roy does the dirty on his dad in Succession, and everybody deals with the fallout in season 3.
Get ready for more deliciously disloyal family feuding as Succession season 3 descends toward a helipad near you in October. HBO’s razor-sharp drama once again pits members of the Roy dynasty against each other in their never-ending acid-tongued battle, but will new faces Alexander Skarsgard and Adrien Brody help or hinder the family who love to hate? Will Logan ever be toppled? Will Roman and Gerri get serious? And will Kendall treat us to another cringe-worthy rap?
Season 3 of Succession will see nervy heir Kendall Roy step up his battle against seemingly indestructible patriarch Logan Roy for control of the family-run media empire. Filming for the new series took place in New York and Italy in 2020 after delays and restrictions due to the pandemic so season 3 could meet an October release date on HBO and streaming service. Let the backstabbing commence!
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HBO has teased that Succession will return in October, with the exact date yet to be announced. Insecure and Curb Your Enthusiasm also return for new series in the same month.
Succession previously aired on HBO on Sundays, and you can expect to watch new episodes online on.
In July, HBO released a teaser trailer giving a glimpse of where the Roy family is going next. The new season ramps up the conflict as Kendall busts out a next-level betrayal of his father. “He’s our dad, but he was going to send me to jail.” “That sounds, like, kind of dramatic, Tom…” “Are you part of this family or not?” “Woah, Nelly!”
Spoiler alert: At the end of season 2, Kendall revealed to the world Logan knew about the multifarious wrongdoings at Waystar RoyCo. In the season 3 trailer, Logan lunges at his treacherous son as the battle between them heats up. Shiv is caught in between, while Tom and Cousin Greg engage in sparring of their own.
Succession’s Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin roll up their sleeves for more sibling scheming on HBO.
Brian Cox once again towers over the series as patriarch Logan Roy. His potential successors include his scheming offspring: Jeremy Strong returns as Kendall, with Sarah Snook as Shiv, Kieran Culkin as the mischievous Roman and Alan Ruck as the clueless Connor. Nicholas Braun, recently seen in, plays comical cousin Greg and Matthew Macfadyen is Shiv’s dimwitted husband Tom. Behind them all, Hiam Abbass plays Marcia, Logan’s ever-watchful wife.
They’ll be joined by Alexander Skarsgard of True Blood andas a tech CEO, which sounds like a recipe for a face-off between new technology and the Waystar’s old-school media monolith. Oscar-winner Adrien Brody from The Pianist and Peaky Blinders also wades into the boardroom battle as a billionaire investor.
There’s no sign of previous recurring stars like Holly Hunter and Danny Huston, but there are several new faces. They include Sanaa Lathan from Love & Basketball, Family Guy and Nappily Ever After as a well-connected lawyer.
Tony award-nominated actor Linda Emond plays a White House aide, while singer Jihae plays a PR consultant. Hope Davis will play Sandi Furness, daughter of Logan Roy’s perennial rival Sandy Furness. Ella Rumpf from 2016 horror movie Raw also stars, as does actor, director and podcaster Dasha Nekrasova.
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