Reopening Hollywood North
Updated with new filming dates:
Amazon’s adaption of sci-fi female empowerment novel The Power by Naomi Alderman had planned to film in Vancouver last Spring but spread of the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to that.
Four months later, production on The Power is about to get underway.
Target filming dates: September 21st to March 13th 2021 (DGC-BC Production List).
Other locations: Los Angeles, London.
Our era’s Handmaid’s Tale.
Suddenly, and without warning, all teenage girls in the world develop the power to electrocute people at will. And they learn they can awaken the Power in older women, too. Soon nearly every woman in the world can electrocute people with her bare hands giving women the physical upper hand over men. And everything is different.
Cast: Leslie Mann, Auliʻi Cravalho , John Leguizamo, Toheeb Jimoh, Ria Zmitrowicz, Halle Bush, Heather Agyepong, Nico Hiraga, Daniela Vega, Chance Hurstfield, Eddie Marsan, Rainn Wilson.
Leslie Mann is Margot Cleary–Lopez, Mayor of Seattle and wife and mother to three kids.
Auliʻi Cravalho, who recently starred in Disney’s The Little Mermaid Live!, is Margot Cleary-Lopez’s daughter Jos.
Allie, a vulnerable American foster kid who reinvents herself as a faith leader.
Roxy, the daughter of a London crime boss, who revels in her new abilities.
Tunde, a Nigerian journalist reporting on seismic global change.
Showrunner: Naomi Alderman in an all-female writers room.
Producers: Jane Featherstone, Naomi de Pear, Tim Bricknell.
Vancouver producer: Shawn Williamson, Brightlight Pictures.