The upcoming series “picks up shortly after the earth-shattering events of Power as Tariq St. Patrick (played by Rainey Jr.) grapples with a new world order: his father dead and his mother, Tasha (Naturi Naughton), facing charges for the murder her son committed,” per the official synopsis. Saum — who has also appeared on Locke & Key and Roswell, New Mexico — will play Paula Matarazzo, the top investigator and right-hand man of the arrogant defense lawyer Davis MacLean (Cliff “Method Man” Smith).
Power Book II: Ghost will premiere in September on Starz, the first of four planned offshoots of the original series.
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* Trinkets‘ second and final season will be released Tuesday, Aug. 25 on Netflix.
* HBO’s limited series The Third Day, starring Jude Law (The New Pope) and Naomie Harris (Moonlight), will premiere Monday, Sept. 14 at 9/8c.
* HBO Max will be home to all past and future seasons of the Italian crime series Gomorrah, as well as its feature film spinoff The Immortal.
* Quibi’s Punk’d reboot will return for Season 2 on Monday, Aug. 17, while Reno 911! Part 2 will bow Monday, Aug. 24.
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