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HBO series to film on the Croatian island of Korcula

Korcula (Photo: Milica Spasojevic)

KORCULA, 10 July 2019 – The second and final season of HBO series Succession will be filmed on the island of Korcula this month.  

HBO and production company Ambasada Film will be on the island of Korcula from 17-20 July where filming for the second season of Succession will take place, Dubrovacki.hr reports.

According to the report, the series will be filmed at a number of locations from Dubrovnik to Korcula with scenes being filmed on the island next week at a number of spots in the Old Town, including at the entrance, in front of St. Mark’s cathedral and at restaurant ‘Cupido’. 

“It is true that we received inquiries with dates and locations from Ambasada Film and HBO, they sent specific requests such as longer use of public lighting due to filming at night. This is the first time that the City will host a larger production and we will enable them all the resources available to us,” Korcula’s Mayor, Andrija Fabris was quoted as saying.  

Entrance to the Old Town

Succession is an American satirical comedy-drama television series, created by Jesse Armstrong, that premiered on June 3, 2018, on HBO. The series centers on the fictional Roy family, the dysfunctional owners of a global media empire who are fighting for control of the company amidst uncertainty about the health of the family’s patriarch, Logan Roy. The series stars an ensemble cast featuring Hiam Abbass, Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Peter Friedman, Natalie Gold, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck, Parker Sawyers, Sarah Snook, Jeremy Strong, and Rob Yang. 

In June 2018, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a second season which is set to premiere on August 11, 2019. 

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