STARZ RELEASES THE OFFICIAL SEASON 5 TRAILER OF "POWER" OUT OF THE SHOW'S STAR-STUDDED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION EVENT
New Season Five Teaser Art Also Available
West Hollywood, Calif. - May 3, 2018 - Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today released the official season five trailer of "Power" to a packed house during the series' For Your Consideration panel at the Jeremy Hotel in West Hollywood. The audience was surprised with the never-before-seen trailer giving them a first look into the much-anticipated fifth season which will return on Sunday, July 1st at 8PM ET/PT on STARZ, and available for download and streaming on the STARZ app and STARZ ON DEMAND starting at 12:01AM ET.
The STARZ Original Series "Power" FYC panel, moderated by Deadline's Dominic Patten, included series stars Omari Hardwick (James "Ghost" St. Patrick), Lela Loren (Angela Valdes), Naturi Naughton (Tasha St. Patrick) and Joseph Sikora (Tommy Egan), as well as creator, executive producer, showrunner Courtney A. Kemp and actor, executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (Kanan Stark).
"Power" season five picks up with James "Ghost" St. Patrick in a dangerous alliance with his former drug partner and brother-in-arms Tommy Egan and mortal enemy Kanan Stark. As Ghost mourns the death of his daughter Raina, he searches for vengeance and throws himself into his work, reaching new, professional heights. But with this newfound publicity, his quest for blood threatens to dismantle his legitimate legacy. Ghost is blind to new enemies and, as the Feds grow closer to unmasking his true identity, Ghost must remain vigilant toward those wanting to take him down for his past criminal enterprises.
"Power" is a visionary drama that straddles the glamorous Manhattan lifestyles of the rich and infamous and the underworld of the international drug trade. The cast is led by Omari Hardwick as James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a man trying to escape his role as a drug kingpin for a legitimized life in the elite of NYC; Joseph Sikora as his brother in arms in the drug business, Tommy Egan; Naturi Naughton plays Ghost's fierce wife Tasha St. Patrick; and Lela Loren is his first love, Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Valdes.
"Power" is created by Courtney A. Kemp who executive produces alongside Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Mark Canton, Randall Emmett, and Gary Lennon. The show is also produced by G-Unit Films and Television, the production company launched by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, and Canton's Atmosphere Entertainment MM.
For more information on "Power" and access to press materials and show assets, please visit the new STARZ Media Room, compatible with iPad devices: https://mediaroom.starz.com/
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Starz (www.starz.com) a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service. Starz is home to the flagship STARZ(R) brand and STARZ ENCORE channels and provides high-quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services, including the STARZ app. Sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming.