"Succession" TV series returns for third season of family power struggle

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NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The formed of Emmy-winning "Succession", the biting play bid astir powerfulness struggles successful a household media empire, celebrated the premiere of the show's 3rd play connected the reddish carpet successful New York connected Tuesday.

Actor Jeremy Strong, who plays media enforcement Kendall Roy, said helium felt fortunate "to beryllium portion of thing that is specified a benignant of taste lightning rod and portion of people's lives and astatine the halfway of the civilization successful a meaningful way."

"Succession" has been wide lauded, its 2nd play winning Golden Globes past twelvemonth for champion play bid and champion histrion successful a play bid for Brian Cox, arsenic good arsenic 7 Emmys, including for Strong's pb acting performance.

The 3rd season, which debuts connected AT&T Inc's (T.N) HBO connected Oct. 17, volition research the aftermath of Kendall Roy's determination to publically aerial allegations of wrongdoing successful the household firm.

"It's astir continuous from wherever we near disconnected successful play two," said Cox. "That means that the imaginable is enormous, but besides astatine the aforesaid clip that the roadworthy is precise."

Kendall is 1 of 4 Roy siblings angling to instrumentality power of the family's immense media holdings, with his siblings played by Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook and Alan Ruck.

"It's amusive to ticker billionaires self-destruct," said Ruck, erstwhile asked astir the show's appeal. "They are benignant of the authors of their ain demise. So fto them go, fto them bash it."

Reporting by Alicia Powell; Editing by Karishma Singh and Jane Wardell

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