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‘Power’ Scores Order for 2 More Seasons at Starz

Omari Hardwick stars in series that is executive produced by Curtis ”50 Cent“ Jackson

“Power” received quite a gift on Tuesday, with Starz ordering two more seasons of the drama series, TheWrap has learned.

This is the first multi-season pickup for the New York-based drama starring Omari Hardwick. Creator, executive producer and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp will return alongside executive producers Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (who also plays Kanan), Mark Canton, Randall Emmett and Gary Lennon. The show is also produced by G-Unit Films and Television, Jackson’s production company.

“I knew ‘Power’ was going to be something special from the first concept meeting I had with Mark Canton,” Jackson said. “The fans’ support for the show has been the driving force of its success and I can’t wait to bring them two more seasons full of action and suspense.”

Each season of the series has set viewership highs for Starz, with the Season 3 premiere growing more than 58 percent from Season 2 and 389 percent from Season 1 premieres respectively.

“In today’s content landscape, it is challenging for a series to stand out, but Courtney is a singular voice working in television today,” Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said. “In Curtis, we not only have an immense talent, but an executive producer who brings a unique perspective, an authentic voice and passionate fan base that has helped in a large part propel the success of the series.”