“Tonight, the third book in Courtney Kemp’s massive Power universe—Power Book III: Raising Kanan, which already got its Season 2 renewal—debuted on Starz.
“A prequel series, Raising Kanan is focused on 50 Cent’s infamous Power character Kanan, who began as a mentor for Ghost and Tommy but ended up becoming their biggest perceived threat. This is how the man became who he was in a tale overseen by Power veteran Sascha Penn, who was hand-picked by Kemp and 50 to work on this series, which he views as a family drama more than anything.
“Penn—who’s next project, April 29, 1992, is a heist film set during the 1992 LA Riots starring Tyrese Gibson and Ray Liotta—broke down how he got this particular gig, why Patina Miller is perfect for the role of Kanan’s mother, the Raising Kanan theme, and how expensive it is to get era-specific sneakers and clothes for a series set in 1991.”
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