‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan’ Renewed for Season 5 at Starz

“Power Book III: Raising Kanan” has been renewed for Season 5 at Starz.

The series is currently filming its fourth season in New York, while the third season aired its finale in February.

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“We know that our fans can’t get enough of ‘Raising Kanan.’ As the inevitable evolution of this young man into a killer plays out, we knew we had much more backstory to share in this ever-escalating family saga,” said Kathryn Busby, president of original programming for Starz. “As we continue to expand the storytelling within the ‘Power’ universe, we’re looking forward to how this story may intersect with other Power characters during this prequel era.”

The series explores the early life of Kanan Stark, who was played by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson in the original “Power.” MeKai Curtis stars as Kanan. Patina Miller stars as Raquel “Raq” Thomas, London Brown as Marvin Thomas, Malcolm Mays as Lou-Lou Thomas, Hailey Kilgore as Jukebox, and Joey Bada$$ as Unique.

Sascha Penn developed the series and serves as showrunner and executive producer. “Power” creator Courtney Kemp serves as executive producer via End of Episode along with Jackson via G-Unit Film and Television. Mark Canton executive produces via Canton Entertainment, with Chris Selak also executive producing. Lionsgate Television is the studio.

It was recently announced that “Power Book II: Ghost” would be ending with its fourth season. Just prior to that, Starz announced it was developing a prequel series about Ghost and Tommy. “Power Book IV: Force” is currently filming its third season.

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