Starz (start your free trial) will be bringing us Power Book II: Ghost Season 3, which is set to start production in early 2022, it was announced today.
The season three renewal of the worldwide hit series comes amidst a record-breaking season two premiere, which eclipsed its season one debut in September 2020.
The second season premiere of Power Book II: Ghost was the #1 top-ranked cable telecast among Black households across total day1 as well as the #1 top ranked premium telecast across all households, total day2 when it launched on Sunday, November 21.
On linear, Power Book II: Ghost season two year-to-date is the top-ranked primetime show on cable among Black homes3.
Power Book II: Ghost is the first series in the expanded Power Universe franchise from executive producers Courtney A. Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.
Brett Mahoney will serve as showrunner and executive producer for Ghost Season 3.
“The continued success and cultural resonance of the ‘Power’ Universe is unprecedented, and fans are clearly still hungry for more ‘Power Book II: Ghost,’” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO at STARZ.
“We’re excited for the third season of the star-studded series to get into production early next year just ahead of the debut ‘Power Book IV: Force,’ the fourth installment in the rapidly expanding franchise.”
Power Book II: Ghost Season 2 stars Michael Rainey Jr. as Tariq St. Patrick, Mary J. Blige as Monet Stewart Tejada, Shane Johnson as Cooper Saxe, Gianni Paolo as Brayden Weston, and Daniel Bellomy as Ezekiel ‘Zeke’ Cross.
Also starring are Paige Hurd as Lauren Baldwin, Cliff “Method Man” Smith as Davis MacLean, Larenz Tate as Rashad Tate, Melanie Liburd as Caridad ‘Carrie’ Milgram, and Daniel Sunjata as Mecca.
The cast is rounded out by Berto Colon as Lorenzo Tejada, Woody McClain as Cane Tejada, Lovell Adams-Gray as Dru Tejada, LaToya Tonodeo as Diana Tejada, Alix Lapri as Effie Morales, and Paton Ashbrook as Jenny Sullivan.
The Power Universe series are executive produced by Power creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp through her production company End of Episode, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson through G-Unit Film and Television, and Mark Canton through Atmosphere Entertainment MM.
Ghost Season 3 will be executive produced by Courtney A. Kemp, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Brett Mahoney, Mark Canton and Chris Selak with Geary McLeod serving as supervising producer and directing the season three premiere episode. Lionsgate Television produces the series for STARZ.
The 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.