The secret is out. “Power” has finally caved in and officially announced the lead actor set to star in its upcoming “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” series.
Big Facts: According to reports, actor Mekai Curtis will take on the role of “Power” favorite Kanan Stark.
Mekai Curtis has been cast as a young Kanan Stark, the character played in the mothership series by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. He joins previously announced cast member Patina Miller, who will play Kanan’s mother. The young Kanan is described as smart, driven and still naïve. Kanan’s world revolves around his mother, Raq (Miller), who raised him by herself. She is his everything. At the same time, he is beginning to get a sense of not only the world around him, but his place in said world. Kanan wants to be just like his mother and that’s the problem. (Variety)
High-Key Details: This week, “Power” executive producer 50 Cent hit up his social media pages to reveal a New York City park pic and alert followers filming has begun.
Wait, There’s More: Last week, 50 shared fresh shots of his “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” cast and said he wanted nothing but perfection for the series.
Before You Go: In mid-February 2020, 50 shared some key details on the casting process for his upcoming series.