Fanatic Feed: The I-Land Teaser and Premiere Date, Fate of Succession, and More!

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Here is a wrap-up of all the news you need to know from Tuesday, August 20. 

Netflix is taking viewers to The I-Land in just a few short weeks. 

The streamer has confirmed that the seven-part limited series will premiere Thursday, September 12. 


All episodes will be available to stream on that date. 

"When ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, they set off on a trek to try to get back home," reads the official description of the series. 

Related: The I-Land Ordered at Netflix

"They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the I-Land’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves -- or die as their worst ones."

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The cast includes Natalie Martinez, Kate Bosworth, Alex Pettyfer, Ronald Peet, Kyle Schmid, Kota Eberhardt, Sibylla Deen, Anthonly Lee Medina, Gilles Geary, and Michele Veintimilla.

Netflix has also dropped the teaser trailer and it has a lot of similarities to a certain festival on an island that did not come to fruition. 

Over on HBO, the premium cabler has handed out a third season renewal to Succession. 

"We are elated that SUCCESSION and its exploration of wealth, power and family has resonated so powerfully with audiences," says Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Drama Programming.

Related: Succession Season 2 Solidifies HBO Drama as Year's Best

"We cannot wait to see how the complex characters that Jesse Armstrong has created continue to navigate this captivating, ruthless world of the uber-rich."

Roman at the Office - Succession Season 2 Episode 2

In today's world where the intersection of politics and media is increasingly prevalent, SUCCESSION presents an especially piercing look behind the curtain of this elite, influential, and cutthroat community."

The second season of SUCCESSION continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night. 

Created by Emmy(R), Oscar(R) and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong ("In the Loop"), SUCCESSION kicked off its ten-episode second season August 11 on HBO and is currently debuting new episodes on Sunday nights.

Roman Listens at the Door - Succession Season 2 Episode 2

Beginning where season one dramatically left off, season two follows the Roy family as they struggle to retain control of their empire, and while the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.

Related: Succession Season 2 Episode 1 Review: The Summer Palace

The season two cast includes Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Friedman, Rob Yang, J. Smith Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk and Arian Moayed. Holly Hunter, Cherry Jones, Danny Huston, Jeannie Berlin, and Fisher Stevens join the cast for season two. Returning guest stars include James Cromwell and Harriet Walter. 

Giving It Good - Succession Season 2 Episode 1

Over in the land of NCIS: New Orleans, it has been revealed that a former cast member from CSI: New York is joining the cast for multiple episodes. 

Parade reported exclusively that the actor is Eddie Cahill. 

He will be part of an explosive storyline that involves Lasalle's troublemaking brother, Cade. 

As previously reported, NCIS: New Orleans returns to the air Tuesday, September 24. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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