“Energy E book III: Elevating Kanan” Lands 2nd Season Forward Of Collection Premiere On July 18
Forward of its season one sequence premiere on Sunday, July 18, STARZ has greenlit a second season of “Energy E book III: Elevating Kanan.” The season renewal comes amidst robust demand for the upcoming premiere of the third e book within the rising “Energy” Universe franchise.
Set in South Jamaica Queens within the early ’90s, the prequel concerning the early years of the now-deceased iconic “Energy” character Kanan Stark, portrayed within the unique “Energy” sequence by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, premieres on Sunday, July 18.
“One season isn’t sufficient to inform the approaching of age story of Kanan Stark and his mom, Raq, a fierce and profitable girl who’s a pressure of nature,” mentioned Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of STARZ. “The anticipation globally for extra of the ‘Energy’ Universe made it clear that the Kanan story must proceed.”
The third e book within the “Energy” Universe stars Patina Miller (“Madam Secretary,” The Starvation Video games Franchise) as Raquel “Raq” Thomas and Mekai Curtis within the titular function as Kanan Stark. The solid additionally consists of Omar Epps (“Home,” Love and Basketball), London Brown (“Ballers”), Malcolm Mays (“Them,” “Snowfall”), Hailey Kilgore (“Wonderful Tales”), Joey Bada$$ (Two Distant Strangers), Toby Sandeman (“The Royals”), Shanley Caswell (The Conjuring) and Lovie Simone (The Craft: Legacy) with Quincy Brown (Dope) recurring. Antonio Ortiz (“Excessive Constancy,” “The Sinner”) has been upped to a sequence common function returning as Shawn “Well-known” Figueroa within the second season.
Sascha Penn returns as creator and showrunner and can proceed govt producing alongside Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp. The “Energy” Universe sequence are govt produced by “Energy” creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp by her manufacturing firm Finish of Episode and thru her general take care of Lionsgate Tv, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson by G-Unit Movie and Tv and Mark Canton by Ambiance Leisure MM. Finish of Episode’s Chris Selak, Shana Stein and Bart Wenrich additionally govt produce. Kevin Fox additionally serves as govt producer. Lionsgate Tv produces the sequence for STARZ.