Cast of 'The Power' Talk Toxic Masculinity and Corruption of Power in Prime Video's New Series
- Category: Interviews
- Created: Friday, 31 March 2023 16:17
- Published: Friday, 31 March 2023 16:28
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Based on Naomi Alderman’s international award-winning novel, Prime Video's new series, The Power imagines a world in which women gain the power of electricity, but will they make the world a better place or worse? CineMovie spoke with cast members Toheeb Jimoh (Ted Lasso), Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan), Heather Agyepong, Eddie Marsan, Ria Zmitrowicz, and Zrinka Cvitesic about the new series.
The first three episodes of The Power are now streaming exclusively on Prime Video with new episodes available each Friday, leading up to the season finale on May 12.
The Power is an emotionally-driven global thriller, based on Naomi Alderman’s international award-winning novel. The Power is our world, but for one twist of nature. Suddenly, and without warning, teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people at will. The series features a cast of remarkable characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, as the Power evolves from a tingle in teenagers’ collarbones to a complete reversal of the power balance of the world.
The series stars Toni Collette as Mayor Margot Cleary-Lopez, alongside John Leguizamo as Rob Lopez, Auli’i Cravalho as Jos Cleary-Lopez, Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ojo, Josh Charles as Daniel Dandon, Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke, Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke, Zrinka Cvitešić as Tatiana Moskalev, Halle Bush as Allie Montgomery, and more.
The Power comes from Amazon Studios and SISTER, with Raelle Tucker (True Blood and Jessica Jones) serving as showrunner.