Starz Drops Trailer for ‘Power’ Spinoff – Here’s Which Characters Return

After airing the final episode of Power on Sunday night, Starz released the first trailer today for spinoff Power Book II: Ghost.

In addition to previously announced cast members Mary J. Blige and Method Man, the trailer reveals Michael Rainey Jr. (Tariq), Shane Johnson (Saxe), and Naturi Naughton (Tasha) will reprise their roles in the new series.

Additional returning characters from Power include “Brayden” played by Gianni Paolo and “defense attorney Tameika Washington” played by Quincy Tyler Bernstine.

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Starz said in a press release that the sequel will pick up the story just days after the events in the Power finale. The new show will follow Tariq navigating his new life as his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

New cast members include Daniel Bellomy as “Ezekiel ‘Zeke’ Cross,” Paige Hurd as “Lauren,” Melanie Liburd as “Caridad ‘Carrie’ Milgram,” Justin McManus as “Jabari Reynolds,” Woody McClain as “Cane Tejada,” Lovell Adams-Gray (“Coroner,” “Slasher”) as “Dru Tejada,” and LaToya Tonedeo as “Diana Tejada.”

Power Book II: Ghost is executive produced by series creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Also serving as executive producers are Mark Canton, Chris Salek, Danielle DeJesus, Shana Stein and Bart Wenrich. Lionsgate TV produces the series for STARZ.

The series will premiere this summer on Starz.