Power Book III: Raising Kanan has been officially renewed for Season 4 at Starz, even before the premiere of Season 3. The upcoming season is set to debut on December 1, and production for Season 4 is already underway in New York. Kathryn Busby, president of original programming for Starz, expressed excitement about continuing Kanan Stark’s story and the anticipation for fans to witness the events that shape him into the formidable character introduced in ‘Power.’
Plot and Cast
Set in the early 1990s, the series delves into the origin story of Kanan Stark, a beloved character from the ‘Power’ Universe, and his initiation into the criminal world under the ruthless guidance of his mother, who oversees the family’s drug empire. MeKai Curtis stars as Kanan, alongside Patina Miller as his mother, Raquel “Raq” Thomas. The cast also includes Omar Epps, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Hailey Kilgore, Joey Bada$$, Shanley Caswell, Antonio Ortiz, and Grantham Coleman.
Production and Showrunners
Sascha Penn serves as the showrunner and executive producer for the series, with Courtney A. Kemp, the creator and showrunner of ‘Power,’ as an executive producer through End of Episode. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is also an executive producer through G-Unit Film and Television, while Mark Canton executive produces via Atmosphere Entertainment MM. The series is produced by Lionsgate Television.
Season 3 Overview
Season 3 of Power Book III: Raising Kanan returns to Southside Jamaica, Queens, following the aftermath of the Mob’s coordinated attack on Raquel, Marvin, and Lou-Lou. Kanan Stark has been gradually uncovering the truth about his family and himself, leading to a tumultuous journey of self-discovery and realization. The upcoming season sees Kanan grappling with moral dilemmas, as every member of the Thomas family confronts an existential crisis that challenges their identities.
Release and Availability
New episodes of Power Book III: Raising Kanan will be available weekly on Fridays at midnight on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms, and internationally on the Lionsgate+ premium streaming platform in the U.K. and Ireland. Linear debut will be on Starz at 8 p.m. in the U.S. and Canada.
Season 3 Storyline and Expectations
The upcoming season is expected to focus on the fallout from the Mob’s attack on Kanan’s family, as they strive to rebuild their criminal empire while facing off against powerful gangsters. Kanan will continue to grapple with his own identity and destiny, as he navigates the complex world of crime and family dynamics. The plot is anticipated to delve deeper into the characters’ personal quests and the revelation of terrifying secrets.
Trailer and Teasers
The trailer for Season 3 of Power Book III: Raising Kanan was released, providing a glimpse into the heightened tensions and tough choices that Kanan faces as he becomes embroiled in the criminal underworld. The trailer sets the stage for an intense and gripping season, with Kanan and Raquel at odds, and the family struggling to navigate the dangerous landscape of Southside Jamaica, Queens.
Renewal and Future
Despite Season 3 yet to premiere, the early renewal for Season 4 indicates the confidence and anticipation surrounding the series. The continuation of Kanan Stark’s story and the exploration of pivotal events in his life are poised to captivate audiences, setting the stage for an enthralling narrative in the seasons to come.
As the release date for Season 3 approaches, fans eagerly await the next chapter of the Power prequel spinoff, anticipating a game-changing season that promises to deliver compelling storytelling and character development.