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Catch up on ‘Succession’ before Emmy Awards air


A hit HBO series to catch up on before the Emmys on Sept. 20 tops new DVD releases for the week of Sept. 15.

“Succession: The Second Season”: Everybody’s favorite media family horror show returns with Kendall (Jeremy Strong) at his most broken, completely attached to Logan (Brian Cox) after his father has cleaned up his son’s manslaughter. Meanwhile, led to believe she’ll take over Waystar Royco, Shiv (Sarah Snook) sabotages her job with presidential hopeful Gil Eavis (Eric Bogosian), not to mention her surprise open relationship with Tom (Matthew Macfadyen), and Roman (Kieran Culkin) goes behind Logan’s back to get Naomi Pierce (Annabelle Dexter-Jones) on board to help the family buy out the legitimate news operation PGM.

It’s another flawless season, scoring 18 Emmy nominations.

Also new on DVD

“Killing Eve, Season 3”: The groundbreaking queer cat-and-mouse drama series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge continues as Dasha (Harriet Walter) pressures assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer) to come back to work as now-ex-MI6 agent Eve (Sandra Oh) tries to stay under the radar.

“Weathering with You”: Animated film follows a boy who encounters a girl who can change the weather around her. In Japanese.

“21 Jump Street”: The 2012 film starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, as well as its “22 Jump Street” sequel, is being released on 4K Ultra HD.

“Becky”: A teen (Lulu Wilson) confronts a ruthless home invader (Kevin James) while visiting her father (Joel McHale).

“Outlander: Season Five”: The time-traveling Starz drama series returns after Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger’s (Richard Rankin) wedding.

“Stephen King 5-Movie Collection”: Collection includes both versions of “Pet Sematary,” “The Stand,” “The Dead Zone” and “Silver Bullet.”