Starz gets Power-ful

Starz, the US premium cable network, has ordered a new original drama series from rapper Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson.

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Power (8×60′) will tell the story of a New York City nightclub owner who looks after the city’s elite while living a double life as the city’s biggest drug kingpin.

The series, which will debut in 2014, was created by Courtney Kemp Agboh, who is also the executive producer and showrunner.

Mark Canton and Randall Emmett are producing in association with CBS Television Studios. Filming will begin later this year.

Starz Worldwide Distribution will handle international sales.

Source: Starz