Starz has announced season two of Power Book III: Raising Kanan to premiere on August 14.
Raising Kanan tells the origin story of Kanan Stark and how he entered an underworld of crime via his mom, who runs the drug empire. “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” had one of the top performing first seasons in STARZ history, with an average of approximately 9M viewers across platforms in its first season.
The description for season two is below:
Raquel ‘Raq’ Thomas has gained control over the city’s drug trade, but her son is slipping away. Kanan Stark returns to Queens uncertain of his future with the family business, and because of Detective Howard’s lingering secret, he’s even more uncertain of his past. Kanan searches for the truth while Raq boldly expands the business into hostile Mafia territory. Lou-Lou has other plans that revolve around his emerging record label, but Raq isn’t about to let his side hustle get in the way of her expansion. Although Marvin remains Raq’s loyal soldier, he struggles to earn Jukebox’s forgiveness and become the father she deserves. The ties that bind this family are becoming undone, but Raq will stop at nothing to hold them together.
Power Book III: Raising Kanan stars MeKai Curtis, Patina Miller (Into The Woods, “Madam Secretary”), Omar Epps (“House,” Love and Basketball), London Brown (“Ballers”), Malcolm Mays (“Them,” “Snowfall”), Hailey Kilgore (“Amazing Stories”), Joey Bada$$ (Two Distant Strangers), Shanley Caswell (The Conjuring) and Antonio Ortiz (“High Fidelity,” “The Sinner”).
Along with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp, Sascha Penn is back as the show’s creator and executive producer. The Power Universe series is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson through G-Unit Film and Television, Courtney A. Kemp through her production company End of Episode, and Mark Canton through Atmosphere Entertainment MM. Chris Selak, Shana Stein, and Bart Wenrich from End of Episode also serve as executive producers. Additionally, Kevin Fox is the executive producer. The show is created by Lionsgate Television for STARZ.
You can see the new trailer below.