Starz Announces ‘Ghost & Tommy’ Prequel Series

Prepare for more electrifying drama as Starz unveils plans for a new prequel spinoff series within the beloved Power Universe, bringing back the iconic duo of Ghost and Tommy.

Titled Origin, this new series will delve into the early years of Ghost and Tommy, offering fans an exciting glimpse into their formative years. Following the success of Power Book III: Raising Kanan, which explored the youth of Kanan Stark, the Origin series promises to deliver fresh, gripping storytelling while satisfying the insatiable appetite of fans.

The decision to develop Origin reflects Starz’s commitment to evolving the Power franchise and delivering compelling narratives to its dedicated audience. Kathryn Busby, President of Programming for Starz, expressed excitement about the new series, emphasizing its potential to further captivate viewers.

Starz Announces 'Ghost & Tommy' Prequel Series

In a recent statement, Busby remarked, “As we approach the 10-year anniversary of Power, it is incredible to witness the enormous connection our fans have with the Power universe. We can’t wait to see how Origins will further evolve this dynamic franchise while bringing fresh, gripping, and expansive storytelling to our audience.”

Starz CEO Jeff Hirsh also discussed the strategic approach to content development, highlighting the cost-effective nature of spinoff series compared to sustaining long-running shows. With the success of the Power franchise, Starz aims to leverage its existing characters and storylines to drive the business forward.

With Origin in development, fans eagerly anticipate the future of the Power Universe, speculating on potential crossovers and expansions. Sascha Penn serves as the executive producer for Origin, alongside creators Courtney A. Kemp, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and Mark Canton.

As the Power Universe continues to expand, viewers can expect more thrilling adventures and captivating narratives to unfold, ensuring that the legacy of Ghost, Tommy, and their counterparts endures for years to come.

Stay tuned for updates on Origin and the ever-growing world of Power on Starz.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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