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Succession 

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Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.

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Jesse Armstrong
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Series cast summary:
Hiam Abbass ...  Marcia Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Nicholas Braun ...  Greg Hirsch 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Brian Cox ...  Logan Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Kieran Culkin ...  Roman Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Peter Friedman ...  Francis / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Matthew Macfadyen ...  Tom 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Alan Ruck ...  Connor Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Sarah Snook ...  Shiv Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Jeremy Strong ...  Kendall Roy 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Rob Yang ...  Lawrence 20 episodes, 2018-2019
J. Smith-Cameron ...  Gerri 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Arian Moayed ...  Stewy 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Scott Nicholson ...  Colin 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Dagmara Dominczyk ...  Karolina 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Justine Lupe ...  Willa 14 episodes, 2018-2019
David Rasche ...  Karl 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Juliana Canfield ...  Jess Jordan 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Natalie Gold ...  Rava Roy 10 episodes, 2018
Ashley Zukerman ...  Nate Sofrelli 9 episodes, 2018-2019
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Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Co-writer Jesse Armstrong has categorically stated that the show is not about the Murdochs. See more »

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Family Practice In Obfuscation of Morals

I'm intrigued by this patriarchy, a blending of familial story lines that segue from one dysfunctional atrocity to the next. Like witnessing a torturous train wreck that reveals one train car to hold more carnage than the one previously revealed; we're carried along to decide for ourselves which of these halfwits is even remotely capable of stepping out from under their fathers expansive wing span. I'm completely taken aback by previous reviews that dispel the notion that this is compelling viewing, and find myself drawn into the plots and devices. I've long considered myself a fan of Adam McKay's story telling, and I'm afraid I must disagree with those who've pronounced this as 'unwatchable'. From one sibling to the next, theirs is a cautionary tale of raising your children to be loathsome human beings, that attributable wealth can breed contentious offspring that will feast on the flesh of others while laughing at the horror left in their wake. That a spine isn't inherited, and weakness isn't easily overcome. In this world, we witness the sowing of what they willfully reap- with repercussions meted out on a slow burn that may or may not bring casualties. I'm intrigued and can say without pause that this is a triumphant return to the greatness that once was HBO, and hopefully more to come, after the lackluster choices we've been witness to in the last decade or so from the likes of Girls, Vinyl, Rome, etc and more in keeping with some of the best television has to offer in Sopranos, 6FU, etc. Count me in on this one. For now at least.


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