Ahead of its premiere over the weekend, Starz has given an early renewal for Power Book III: Raising Kanan.
The move shows a major sign of confidence in the critically-acclaimed drama series and Power spinoff that’s led by Patina Miller and MeKai Curtis.
“Our passionate and loyal fans have been eagerly awaiting the season two return of ‘Raising Kanan’ to see the continued transformation of a young and naïve teenage Kanan Stark into the ruthless, no-nonsense character they know and love,” said Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming, STARZ. “And we’re thrilled to be doubling down on a third season with this incredible cast led by Patina and MeKai.”
The series also stars Omar Epps, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Hailey Kilgore, Joey Bada$$, Shanley Caswell and Antonio Ortiz.
Here’s the series description:
Set in the early 1990’s, the third series in the Power Universe tells the origin story of fan favorite character, “Kanan Stark,” and his entry into the criminal world through his mother, who ruthlessly runs the family’s drug empire. It stars MeKai Curtis in the titular role of Kanan and Tony® Award winner Patina Miller as his mother, Raquel “Raq” Thomas.
Sascha Penn will return as showrunner and executive producer for season 3.
The Power universe series are executive produced by creator and showrunner of the original Power, Courtney A. Kemp, through her production company End of Episode. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson executive produces through G-Unit Film and Television and Mark Canton does so through Atmosphere Entertainment MM.
Chris Selak, Kevin Fox, Santa Sierra and Natasha Gray also executive producers.
Lionsgate Television produces the series for STARZ.