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Female-centric Sci-Fi Series THE POWER With Aul’i Cravalho Starts Filming Its Vancouver Leg

Amazon Prime Video’s female-centric global sci-fi series The Power with Auliʻi Cravalho starts filming its Vancouver leg.

Vancouver filming dates: July 25 2022 – September 24 2022.

Adapted from Naomi Alderman’s novel, The Power is about a group of teenage girls who mysteriously develop a special power that allows them to electrocute people at will.

Production on The Power started in the U.K. in 2021 with Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins both spotted on set and filmed in a number of locations including Fairford, Lechlade, a large convent on the outskirts of Bowdsey and the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in south London.. From the U.K., The Power went on to film in Nambia.

Originally The Power had planned to film in Vancouver in the Spring of 2020 but the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to that. 

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.

Showrunner: Author Naomi Alderman in an all-female writers room.

Cast: Auliʻi Cravalho, John Leguizamo, Toheeb Jimoh, Ria Zmitrowicz, Halle Bush, Heather Agyepong,  Nico Hiraga, Daniela Vega, Eddie Marsan.

Main cast:

Auliʻi Cravalho, who starred in Disney’s The Little Mermaid Live!,  is Margot Cleary-Lopez’s  daughter Jocelyn aka Jos who is able to awaken her mother’s power.

Leslie Mann’s role as Margot Cleary–Lopez, mother of Auliʻi Cravalho’s Jos and the Mayor of Seattle, has been recast but not announced yet.

On set in U.K./Splash News.

Tim Robbins role as as Daniel Dandon, the Washington State Governor and thorn in Margot’s side, has been recast but not announced yet.

John Leguizamo as Rob, Margot’s husband.

Gerrison Machado as Matt Cleary-Lopez. Pietra Castro as Izzy Cleary-Lopez.

Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ero, a Nigerian journalist reporting on  the growing power of women around the planet

Heather Agyepong as Ndudi:, Tunde’s close friend

Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke: The illegitimate daughter of Bernie Monke.

Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke, a London crime boss. Archie Rush as Darrell Monke.

Halle Bush as Allie Montgomery-Taylor, a young girl who uses her power to kill her abusive foster father, retreats to a convent and reinvents herself as fate leader Mother Eve.

Daniela Vega as Sister Marta.

Nico Hiraga as Ryan.

Zrinka Cvitešić as as Tatiana Moskalev, the wife of the Moldovan President Viktor Moskalev.


Rob Delaney as Tom.

Alice Eve as Kristen.

Edwina Findley as Helen: Margot Cleary-Lopez’s advisor.

Directors: Ugla Hauksdottir, Logan Kibens.

Ugla Hauksdottir has been in Vancouver for a few weeks doing prep.

Producers:  Jane Featherstone, Naomi de Pear, Tim Bricknell.

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