Just four days after the series’ premiere, Starz (get it for $3 for 3 Months!) has already given the green light to BMF Season 2. The series, from executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson debuted as the #1 premiere on the STARZ app this year.
BMF, which debuted on Sunday, September 26, also ranks as one of the most highly-engaged series premieres ever with a strong completion rate across OTT platforms based on preliminary reporting.
The new STARZ original series premiered worldwide across all STARZ platforms, including on STARZ in the U.S. and Canada, and day and date internationally on the STARZPLAY premium streaming platform across its complete footprint in Europe, Latin America and Japan.
“Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson continues to find and cultivate stories like ‘BMF’ that are culturally relevant, bringing the network important untold stories that are incredibly diverse both in front of and behind the camera,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of STARZ.
He added: “Following such a strong debut, we’re excited to see what Curtis, Randy and the award-worthy cast deliver in the second season.”
BMF stars Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr., the son of Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory; Da’Vinchi (The Way Back, grown-ish), Russell Hornsby (Fences, The Hate U Give), Michole Briana White (Dead to Me, She Hate Me), and Ajiona Alexus (Empire, 13 Reasons Why).
Also starring are Eric Kofi Abrefa (Blue Story, Fury), Myles Truitt (Black Lightning, The New Edition Story), and Steve Harris (The Practice, Diary of a Mad Black Woman).
Snoop Dogg (Dolemite Is My Name, Soul Plane, Training Day), Arkeisha “Kash Doll” Knight, Wood Harris (Empire, Creed), La La Anthony (The Chi, Think Like a Man) and Serayah (Empire, Favorite Son) star in recurring roles.
BMF Season 2 is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (co-creator of the Power Universe, For Life), alongside showrunner, executive producer, writer and Detroit native Randy Huggins (Star, Rebel, Power).
Tasha Smith (Empire, Power, Why Did I Get Married?) serves as director and executive producer.
Heather Zuhlke joins as an executive producer on the sophomore season with Anthony Wilson and Anne Clements who are both set to return to executive produce. BMF is produced through Jackson’s G-Unit Film and Television in association with Lionsgate Television for STARZ.
Senior Vice President of Original Programming Kathryn Tyus-Adair is the executive overseeing BMF on behalf of STARZ. Erin Conroy is the executive overseeing the series on behalf of Lionsgate.