Even Starz is not immune to Tommy Egan’s powers of… persuasion.
Although the Power The sequel focused on Ghost’s former partner in crime was originally slated to be the last spin-off released, the Tommy-focused series has been moved in order, the cable network said on Monday.
Originally titled Power Book V: Strength, the show will now be called Power Book IV: Strength and will debut after Power Book III: Élever Kanan, a prequel focused on the drug hub as a young man. Raise right should be released in 2021.
The following Influence, now go first after Force and was renamed Power Book V. This series will follow Power politician Rashad Tate as he continues his relentless pursuit of power.
Power star Joseph Sikora will reprise his role as Tommy in Force, which will tell the story of Egan’s life after leaving New York in the finale of the original series. Robert Munic (Empire, Star) will serve as showrunner and executive producer.
Meanwhile, the first Power spin off – Book II: Ghost – will premiere Sunday at 9 / 8c, then switch to its regular Sunday time slot at 8 the following week. The sequel’s inaugural season will be split into two parts, with five episodes each. The second half of the season is scheduled to air later this year.
« Power has been one of premium pay TV’s most successful series in its six years, garnering over 10 million cross-platform views in its past two seasons and we look forward to taking fans in a whole new direction as we pick up Tommy story with Power Book IV: StrengthSaid Christina Davis, president of programming for Starz.
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