Where was season three of Succession filmed?

The hit Sky Atlantic satire Succession was again with a bang this week, with the billionaire Roy household again on effective, dysfunctional type.

Following a media mogul, Logan Roy, and his grownup kids as they battle over his empire and conflict at a sequence of tense household reunions, the present is legendary for flashing the approach to life and journey of the ultra-wealthy.

Prior to now, the Succession location scouts have taken the solid to dramatic settings akin to a yacht off Croatia’s islands, money-magnet the Hamptons and, nicely, Herefordshire.

Season two memorably noticed the principle solid set off on an 85-metre super-yacht, Solandge, skimming across the Croatian isles of Mljet and – which will be rented in actual life for the cool value of €1,000,000 every week.

However season three’s manufacturing schedule was beset with pandemic delays and contingency plans. So the place did the Roys find yourself jetting off to?

Villa Cetinale in Tuscany has a starring function in season three



The Succession crew flew to Italy in July to begin filming. “Off to Italy for Succession Season 3! If I may have skipped with pleasure down this walkway I might have, past excited!!” posted costume designer Midge Denton on the time. The latter half of the season will see the Roys decamp to Tuscany, the place filming took over the Seventeenth-century Villa Cetinale. Set in spectacular gardens of pointed cypresses and lemon timber heavy with fruit, the picture-perfect Roman Baroque villa as soon as housed a pope – it sleeps 25, and has an out of doors pool, tennis court docket and non-obligatory non-public chef, and will be rented out for €25,000 every week. It’s in Sovicille, however the crew additionally made for the view-tastic La Terrazza Del Chiostro restaurant and the spa city of Chianciano Terme, in addition to Florence, Montalcino and the Val d’Orcia.

Townhouses in Richmond, Virginia

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Virginia, US

Whereas filming in Virginia, the Succession crew took over The Jefferson resort in Richmond, well-known for its opulent marble columns and swish, chandelier-lit rooms – in addition to filming round city. “Handed the set of my favourite present in Richmond, VA tonight! Additionally noticed cousin Greg out entrance!” one Reddit consumer posted in Could. Some followers have theorised that Richmond was used as a stand-in for Croatia, the place elements of the tip of season two have been set, as a result of the crew have been unable to shoot there on location through the pandemic. However one Richmond native who stumbled previous the set disagrees, saying “It seems to really happen in Virginia and never a stand in for elsewhere. They’d a Virginia (and a Richmond) flag entrance and middle in one of many photographs, and within the different shot Tom was being dropped off on the resort and the automotive he was in had prop Virginia license plates.”

A Roman in Milan: the Succession solid made stops in each Milan and Florence

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The Cinemaholic additionally reported that filming befell in Milan, Italy. Few particulars are recognized in regards to the metropolis’s place within the season three plot, however we do know that scriptwriters and producers on the present selected to not weave the worldwide pandemic into the story. Actress Sarah Snook, who performs Shiv Roy, advised press: “[The protagonists] are actually rich folks. And sadly, not one of the world’s actually rich folks have been going to be affected by the pandemic.” Of the present’s worldwide flavour, author Lucy Prebble advised Deadline, “There are … lots of talks about going extra worldwide than we’ve gone earlier than, which is to do with the connection between the media business and worldwide nations. The way in which worldwide nations enter, management, and fund the media in ways in which aren’t talked about as clearly as they need to be. There are large conversations about how nations and media intersect in the meanwhile.”

New York’s wealthy and well-known love the state’s East Hampton

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New York State

As you possibly can think about, extra time near residence – that’s Manhattan, for the Roys – was factored in for 2020’s filming schedule. Glamorous conferences and bashes in season three have been filmed at lodges such because the Mandarin Oriental, The Pierre, Marriott Marquis and that basic display screen favorite, The Plaza. There’s additionally a starring function for the West Facet’s putting Hudson Yards quarter, residence to uncommon structure and procuring and resort complexes – the place the crew filmed scenes at The Shed cultural venue, with its eye-catching quilt-like facade. New York State’s beachy East Hampton neighbourhood additionally stood in for billionaire bases, with the characters congregating across the cities of Montauk and Wainscott.

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