‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan’ renewed for Season 4 at Starz

‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan' renewed for Season 4 at Starz
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Step into the gritty streets where loyalty will be tested and alliances will be forged once again!

The beloved series is set against the backdrop of 1990s South Jamaica, Queens. The tales of Kanan Stark from his early years will soon be expanded for another season within its prequel and second spin-off to the ‘Power’ universe. Yes, you read it right. The announcement comes a few days ahead of the official third season premiere on Starz, which is scheduled to release next month on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Starz in the U.S. and 9 p.m. ET in Canada. 

The countdown to the third season has been made more special as the renewal of the popular crime drama television series created by Sascha Penn has skyrocketed the interest of the fans more than ever, which is evident on Raising Kanan’s Instagram handle with about 194K followers has been gaining more followers ever since the renewal post was shared with a short teaser, quoting, “Ya heard? The streets is talking cause #RaisingKanan season 4 is coming 🔥”

As soon as the renewal was confirmed, the post garnered many likes, which are still ongoing, and the comment section has also been flooding with fans’ appreciation, who have started to share their excitement about getting another season. One user commented, “Season 3 must be 🔥 af if STARZ of all networks already announced that season 4 has been picked up lol.” A second one wrote, “Getting renewed right before S3 premieres!! 🔥 Best news of today!”

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Even though it is way too early to disclose plot details, we are delighted to inform our readers that the production of the fourth season will begin this week in New York. If the production of the new episodes concludes by early to mid-2024, then there is a chance that the fourth season might set its target to return by late 2024 on Starz, just like the third season. Of course, this is just speculation, and we’ll just have to wait for the official confirmation, which will be revealed in the near future.

Talking about the cast of the new season, the new season in the Power Universe will continue to tell the origin story of fan-favorite characters Kanan Stark (Mekai Curtis) and Raquel Thomas (Patina Miller). Others include Omar Epps stars as Detective Malcolm Howard, London Brown as Marvin Thomas, Malcolm Mays as Lou-Lou Thomas, Hailey Kilgore as Jukebox, Joey Bada$$ as Unique, Shanley Caswell as Detective Burke, Antonio Ortiz as Famous, and Grantham Coleman as Ronnie.

Sascha Penn will return as showrunner and executive producer for season four. The series is executive produced by the creator and showrunner of the original Power, Courtney A. Kemp, through her production company End of Episode, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson through G-Unit Film and Television, and Mark Canton through Atmosphere Entertainment MM. Chris Selak and Kevin Fox also serve as executive producers. Lionsgate Television produces the series for Starz.

“We’re thrilled to continue Kanan Stark’s story, and for fans to see how the events of his formative adolescent years continue to mold him into the cold-hearted villain they were first introduced to in Power. We are quite sure that after viewers see the battle lines being drawn between Raq and Kanan on this epic upcoming third season that they will demand more,” said Kathryn Busby, President of Original Programming for Starz. 

‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan' renewed for Season 4 at Starz

About ‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan’ Season 3

As previously stated, Power Book III: Raising Kanan Season 3 will premiere on December 1, 2023, with new episodes available weekly on Fridays at midnight ET on the Starz app, all Starz streaming, and on-demand platforms. On linear, it will debut on Starz at 8 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S. and 9 p.m. ET in Canada. Moreover, the official synopsis of the season, as per Starz, reads as follows:

“Over the last two seasons of “Raising Kanan,” Kanan Stark has slowly learned the truth about not only his mother but also himself. It has been a tortuous journey for him and everyone around him. With each new revelation, Kanan has been forced to confront his family’s seemingly never-ending web of secrets and lies. He has spent much of this time in a state of denial, but now, Kanan’s blinders are finally off, and he doesn’t like what he sees.

In season three, Kanan finds himself grappling with the very notions of right and wrong. Good and evil. Fidelity and disloyalty. And he’s not alone. Every member of the Thomas family must confront an existential crisis that challenges their very identity.

Whether it’s Marvin, who’s still trying to redeem himself, or Raq, who’s finally coming clean, or Lou, who’s wrestling with his own evil, or Jukebox, who’s simply trying to break free from her family’s pathology, they are all attempting to redefine and reinvent themselves. They won’t all be able to complete this intensely personal quest, but for those who do, the destination may reveal the most terrifying secret of all.

There is no right and wrong or good and evil. There are no absolutes. In the end, there’s just you.”

Take a look at the official trailer below: 

Power Book III: Raising Kanan | Season 3 Official Trailer | STARZ