50 Cent's 'Power, Book III: Raising Kanan' Already Renewed

By Stereo Williams

Power Book III: Raising Kanan has already been renewed. Before the 50 Cent-produced series has even premiered, the Starz network has already ordered a second season for the upcoming crime drama. Power Book III: Raising Kanan is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp, and is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, July 18.

“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/CEO of Starz. “The anticipation globally for more of the Power Universe made it clear that the Kanan story needs to continue.”

The cast includes Patina Miller, Omar Epps, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Shanley Caswell, Lovie Simone, Toby Sandeman, Joey Bada$$, and Hailey Kilgore. 

Mekai Curtis stars as Kanan Stark, a younger version of the 50 Cent's character in the STARZ original series, Power