There is sad news for fans of Starz’s hit show Power.
The popular TV show starring Omari Hardwick will conclude its run this year after its sixth season airs, reports Shadow and Act. On Thursday (May 9), Starz confirmed the news.
“Season six brings us to the end of what we know is just the first chapter of the Power story. However, as one chapter comes to an end, another will begin. Courtney Kemp and 50 Cent have created a world rich with complex and dynamic characters and there are a number of stories we plan to tell as we continue to explore and expand the Power universe,” Starz programming president Carmi Zlotnik said.
“We will follow some of your beloved Power characters beyond the scope of the initial series. But we will play with your expectations of which characters, where, and the master timeline of it all, creating a Power universe as unpredictable as the original,” said series creator Courtney Kemp.
50 Cent, who also stars on Power and recently inked a deal to produce a new upcoming drama series for Starz alongside La La Anthony (also a cast member of Power), is elated to bring fans more from the series’ brand.
“The last five seasons of Power have been an incredible ride for me and all of our supportive fans. We are far from over and I am excited to bring you more from the Power brand. I am proud that I was able to put a lasting stamp on this chapter with my directorial debut in an episode that features one of the wildest scenes ever on the show,” said 50 Cent.
Power has been the most highly viewed series for Starz since its launch.
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