‘Power’: These Original Characters Will Be in ‘Power Book II: Ghost’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Michael Rainey, Jr. and Curtis

Now that most of the Power rumors have been put to relaxation, it’s time to maneuver on with the primary of the upcoming 4 spinoffs. Power Book II: Ghost is slated to reach on Starz in June 2020 within the time slot held by its predecessor.

Not all viewers plan on tuning in because of their seething hatred of Tariq and the route of season six, however for the curious or devoted among the many fan base, it will likely be a draw.

Here’s a have a look at which characters from the unique sequence will likely be a part of the brand new story, except for any ghosts – figurative or literal – who might pop up and startle the protagonists at any given second.

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Michael Rainey, Jr. and Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson | Brad Barket/Getty Images for STARZ

Tariq St. Patrick

Most of you already knew this, however Michael Rainey, Jr.’s Tariq St. Patrick will likely be a lead character within the direct sequel to the primary chapter of Power. He’ll be choosing up the place he left off after murdering his father, letting his mother take the wrap, and just about making his child sister parentless.

Expect to see Tariq attempting to make his personal approach as an
enterprising school campus drug vendor who will in all probability proceed to get in
approach over his head. Will he make new enemies together with approach? Most actually.

Tasha St. Patrick

Naturi Naughton is reprising her position as Tasha the place she’s positive to come across alternatives and issues as new meat in jail.

However, a lot of Book II will undoubtedly middle on her trial for Ghost’s homicide and the aftermath of Tariq’s actions. Will Method Man’s character be her lawyer, or will it’s one other acquainted face from Power?

Cooper Saxe

Somehow, Saxe was in a position to get his job again and keep away from going to jail for his soiled, unlawful deeds. His unwavering dedication to nailing James St. Patrick for a number of crimes didn’t get him wherever, however it’s in all probability secure to say Tariq is on the prime of his record after the blackmail scene within the sequence finale.

In distinction, followers would relatively see Saxe and his shoddy
investigational strategies than hearken to Blanca Rodriguez’s voice.

Tameika Robinson

As an outdated member of the U.S. lawyer’s workplace, Tameika is aware of the ins and outs of constructing circumstances on behalf of the federal authorities.

But Tameika – performed by Quincy Tyler Bernstine – is a part of Book II as a protection lawyer this time round, and we marvel whose path she’ll cross in that position. Ahem, 2-Bit?


Roped in as Tariq’s roommate at Choate, the budding prep faculty drug pusher can also be set to look within the subsequent installment of Power. Gianni Paolo will as soon as once more painting Brayden however it’s not clear if he’s being fast-tracked to varsity or if he’ll stay as Tariq’s highschool join.

If it’s the latter, then it’s doable followers will even get to see extra of Effie too, the boys’ competitors.

These Power OGs will likely be becoming a member of Mary J. Blige, Method
Man, Woody McClain (The New Edition Story), and extra within the spinoff.
According to sequence creator Courtney Kemp, viewers will see different Power
characters of the previous leap out and in of Power Book II: Ghost.

Kemp advised Entertainment Weekly that the enlargement of Power will likely be modeled after one other well-liked franchise:

“We are patterning it after Marvel, where different characters come in and out of other people’s shows. So there’s crossovers and some of your favorite characters will come back, even if they don’t get their own spin-off, they will show up in places.”

Stay tuned for Power Book II: Ghost this summer time.

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