'Power Book II: Ghost': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about spinoff of Starz drama series

The series is created by Courtney A Kemp and Hernan Otano, Marisol Adler, Anthony Hemingway, Stewart Schill and Erica Watson serve as directors


                            'Power Book II: Ghost': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about spinoff of Starz drama series
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'Power Book II: Ghost' is a spinoff of the hit Starz drama series, 'Power', which was executive produced by 50 Cent and created by Courtney Kemp. It was reported that the spinoff will pick up after the events of the recently concluded 'Power' finale. Here is what we know of the upcoming season one of the spinoff series.

Release date

'Power Book II: Ghost' premieres Sunday, on September 6, 2020.

Plot

The listed synopsis reads, "The spinoff to 'Power' follows Tariq St Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr) as he begins college and tries to help his mother Tasha (Naturi Naughton) get out of jail. Meanwhile, Monet Stewart Tejada (Mary J Blige) is targeting college students as new customers."

Cast

Mary J Blige as Monet Stewart

Mary J Blige attends the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images/Frazer Harrison)

 

Blige is known for her roles as Florence Jackson in 'Mudbound' (2017) and Justice in 'Rock of Ages' (2012) and also for the soundtracks of 'The Help' (2011) starring Emma Stone and 'Precious' (2009). Her most recent acting roles include 'The Umbrella Academy' (2019) and 'Scream: The TV Series' (2019). She also voiced Queen Essence in 'Trolls World Tour' (2020).

Michael Rainey Jr as Tariq St Patrick

Actor Michael Rainey Jr attends as Saks Fifth Avenue and Starz celebrate the final season of 'Power' on August 19, 2019, in New York City
(Getty Images/Monica Schipper)

 

Rainey is known for his roles as Cecil Gaines in 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' (2012), Woody in 'Luv' (2012) and Charlie in 'Un Altro Mondo' (2010). His most recent works include 'Amateur' (2018), '211' (2019) and 'Power' (2014-2020).

Other members of the cast include Method Man as Davis Maclean, Sherri Saurn as Paula Matarazzo, Shane Johnson as Cooper Saxe, Naturi Naughton as Tasha St Patrick, Paige Hurd as Lauren, Justin Marcel McManus as Jabari Reynolds, Gianni Paolo as Brayden, LaToya Ronodeo as Diana Tejada, Bradley Gibson as Everett Neal, Kathleen Garrett as Judge Nina Larkin and many more.

Creators

The series is created by Courtney A Kemp and Hernan Otano, Marisol Adler, Anthony Hemingway, Stewart Schill and Erica Watson serve as directors. Mark Canton serves as executive producer and 50 Cent and Kemp serves as producers. Geoffrey Thorne serves as co-executive prdoucer.

Trailer

The trailer shows the fallout after Tasha gets arrested for murder - her son Tariq wants to get her a lawyer as she begs him to focus on himself, "live your life", she tells him.Tariq doesn't get off his path though and decides to hire a lawyer for his mother, but the problem is the 500k that he has to first find. What he gets into, may not be for his good, but how far will he go to save his mother? "She needs to come home," he says.

The listed synopsis reads, "The spinoff to 'Power' follows Tariq St Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr) as he begins college and tries to help his mother Tasha (Naturi Naughton) get out of jail. Meanwhile, Monet Stewart Tejada (Mary J Blige) is targeting college students as new customers."



 

 

Where to watch

Catch Season 1 of 'Power Book II: Ghost' on Sunday, September 6, 2020, on Starz. Episodes will air weekly on Sundays at 8 pm.

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