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What Is Power Book III: Raising Kanan About?
Power Book III: Raising Kanan is a prequel set in the 1990s that will chronicle the early years of Kanan Stark, the character first played by executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson.
The latest project in the “Power” set of series, “Raising Kanan” will follow the character of Kanan — a now-dead series regular that 50 Cent played in the original series — during his earlier years in the 1990s. 50 Cent’s return to the franchise with the theme song for a show dedicated to his old character serves as wink to fans who have kept up with each show.
Mekai Curtis takes up the mantle as Kanan, while Patina Miller, Omar Epps, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Shanley Caswell, Lovie Simone, Toby Sandeman, Joey Badass and Hailey Kilgore round out the rest of the series stars. Quincy Brown, Ade Chike Torbert, Natalee Linez and Annabelle Zasowski play recurring characters in the series, which is created and run by Sascha Penn. Alongside Penn, Courtney A. Kemp, Mark Canton, Chris Selak, Danielle DeJesus, Shana Stein, Bart Wenrich and Kevin Fox also executive produce the upcoming series.
Eif Rivera and 50 Cent directed the music video for “Part of the Game.”
Ahead of its season one series premiere on Sunday, July 18, STARZ has greenlit a second season of "Power Book III: Raising Kanan." The season renewal comes amidst strong demand for the upcoming premiere of the third book in the growing "Power" Universe franchise.
Set in South Jamaica Queens in the early '90s, the prequel about the early years of the now-deceased iconic "Power" character Kanan Stark, portrayed in the original "Power" series by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, premieres on Sunday, July 18 at 8PM ET/PT on STARZ and across all platforms in the U.S. and Canada, airing day and date internationally on the STARZPLAY premium streaming platform across its complete footprint in Europe, Latin America and Japan.
"One season isn't enough to tell the coming of age story of Kanan Stark and his mother, Raq, a fierce and successful woman who is a force of nature," said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of STARZ. "The anticipation globally for more of the 'Power' Universe made it clear that the Kanan story needs to continue."
The third book in the "Power" Universe stars Patina Miller ("Madam Secretary," The Hunger Games Franchise) as Raquel "Raq" Thomas and Mekai Curtis in the titular role as Kanan Stark. The cast also includes Omar Epps ("House," Love and Basketball), London Brown ("Ballers"), Malcolm Mays ("Them," "Snowfall"), Hailey Kilgore ("Amazing Stories"), Joey Bada$$ (Two Distant Strangers), Toby Sandeman ("The Royals"), Shanley Caswell (The Conjuring) and Lovie Simone (The Craft: Legacy) with Quincy Brown (Dope) recurring. Antonio Ortiz ("High Fidelity," "The Sinner") has been upped to a series regular role returning as Shawn "Famous" Figueroa in the second season.
Sascha Penn returns as creator and showrunner and will continue executive producing alongside Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp. The "Power" Universe series are executive produced by "Power" creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp through her production company End of Episode and through her overall deal with Lionsgate Television, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson through G-Unit Film and Television and Mark Canton through Atmosphere Entertainment MM. End of Episode's Chris Selak, Shana Stein and Bart Wenrich also executive produce. Kevin Fox also serves as executive producer. Lionsgate Television produces the series for STARZ.
'Power Book III: Raising Kanan' previously aired on Starz network in the US.
Power Book III: Raising Kanan Season 2 Release Date
Power Book III: Raising Kanan Starz Return Date: We have good news! Power Book III: Raising Kanan was renewed for a season 2 on Starz. 2021 release date will be shared soon on this page!We may earn commission for purchases made through links in this post