Hardly ever has there been a extra aptly named present than Starz’s crime drama Energy.
On account of air its collection finale tonight, Energy has been Starz’s crown jewel and one of the crucial profitable exhibits on pay cable, reaching greater than 10 million viewers per episode at its peak. Now Starz is able to exert a few of that energy by asserting three extra spinoff exhibits for the collection to associate with one beforehand introduced one.
Starz additionally launched a teaser video for the brand new initiatives however be warned: it may embrace some spoilers as to the last word destiny of some Energy characters.
Along with the beforehand introduced Energy Guide II: Ghost, Energy can even be getting Energy Guide III: Elevating Kanan, Energy Guide IV: Affect, and Energy Guide V: Power, in line with an announcement on the “Energy Universe” from Starz.
Every of the brand new collection will increase upon the story of a personality inside mentioned Energy universe. Energy Guide II: Ghost will star Mary J. Blige, Methodology Man, and several other different collection regulars will decide up Ghost’s (Omari Hardwick) story the place the unique collection left off. Energy Guide III: Elevating Kanan is a prequel installment that takes viewers again to the ’90s to doc the rise of Kanan Stark (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson). Energy Guide IV: Affect will look at the political facet of the Energy world by way of Rashad Tate (Larenz Tate). Energy Guide V: Power will comply with Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora) as he cuts ties and leaves New York behind for brand spanking new adventures.
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There aren’t any launch dates introduced but for the brand new exhibits however they are going to be made accessible to all markets directly through the STARZPLAY app after they arrive.
“In tv historical past, solely a choose few exhibits have impressed 4 consecutive collection extensions, launched into lively manufacturing and improvement on the identical time,” Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of Starz, mentioned in an announcement “These new and thrilling chapters will proceed the journey of a few of Energy‘s most controversial characters whereas that includes a rising ensemble of complicated, distinct characters together with the high-octane drama that set Energy in a category of its personal.”
Energy comes from creator, author, producer, and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson additionally produces and starred within the present. The collection first premiered in 2014 and adopted the story of James St. Patrick a.ok.a. Ghost as he tries to depart the drug sport to give attention to his authentic night time membership enterprise and household. By means of six seasons and 63 episodes, that objective has proved troublesome to perform. Now these 4 new spinoff collection make sure that the characters of Energy will probably be coping with extra drama for years to come back.
Alec Bojalad is TV Editor at Den of Geek and TCA member. Learn extra of his stuff right here. Observe him at his creatively-named Twitter deal with @alecbojalad