More awards for Succession, which has become a cult series worldwide
After its great success and awards at the Golden Globes last January, Succession is nominated to win more prestigious awards at the Emmys.
The Golden Globes 2022 kicked off with the triumph of the third season of the series, which was awarded in the respective categories, Best Drama Series, Best Leading Actor (Jeremy Strong) and Best Supporting Actress (Sarah Snook).
Season three: filming in Tuscany
In the third season of Succession, the story of Logan Roy, his four sons and their company moved temporarily to Italy and specifically during the eighth episode, Chiantishire, in Tuscany.
For three weeks in July 2021, the famous set covered areas of Arezzo and Siena among villas and country houses: Villa La Foce, a historical residence in Chianciano Terme, near Val d’Orcia, the historic centre of Cortona, the spa town of Bagno Vignoni (Piazza delle Sorgenti), the 18th-century Romitorio di Cetinale and the Baroque garden surrounding the sumptuous Villa Cetinale, Montalcino with the Dimore di Argiano, Sarteano with the Dimora del Buonriposo.
Emmy Awards: Succession versus Ted Lasso and Squid game
The third season of Succession, the saga of the family of American tycoon Roy Logan, played by Brian Cox, produced by Hbo and inspired by tycoon Murdoch, won 25 nominations at the Emmy Awards. It was followed with 20 nominations by the comedy series Ted lasso and Squid Game (14 nominations), the celebrated Korean Netflix series. Also in the running for the coveted award are actors Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong, both for Best Actor in a Leading Role. More than 17,000 Television Academy members voted for the nominations for the 74th edition of the Emmy Awards, the Oscars of television, which will be presented in Los Angeles on 12 September and broadcast on NBC.
Succession is an HBO family drama starring Brian Cox as Logan Roy, the patriarch of a wealthy family and owner of a major media company. The difficult relationship with his four sons is frayed when a fight begins between them to decide who should take over from their father, who is considered elderly and incapable of leading the company. The desire for power will lead to contrasts and continuous twists and turns.
In Italy it has been broadcast on SKY Atlantic since 2018.
Cast and Credits
The cast includes actors Brian Cox, Alan Ruck, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, and Sarah Snook. The screenplay was written by Jesse Armstrong, who is also one of the executive producers together with the director and renowned comedian Will Ferrell.