The network greenlit Season 2 of Power Book III Monday, ahead of the series’ premiere on Sunday, July 18 (8/7c). The show, subtitled Raising Kanan, is set in the 1990s and chronicles the teen years of Kanan Stark, the Power character played by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. (Jackson is an executive producer on the spinoff, alongside Power creator Courtney A. Kemp and Raising Kanan creator/showrunner Sascha Penn.)
Mekai Curtis (Kirby Buckets) plays Kanan as a young man, and Patina Miller (Madam Secretary) plays his mother, Raquel “Raq” Thomas. Other cast members include Omar Epps (House), London Brown (Ballers), Malcolm Mays (Them), Hailey Kilgore (Amazing Stories) and Toby Sandeman (The Royals).