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MOVING: Amazon’s THE POWER Series With Auliʻi Cravalho Now Plans to Film in the U.K. not Vancouver

The Power

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.

Related: Amazon’s Female-Centric Sci-Fi Series The Power To Film in Vancouver.

Four months later, The Power went back on the B.C. Production List with a summer start, which was pushed back to an early Fall start. And then The Power disappeared from the lists as if it never was.

Now production is moving to the U.K. with a target start next year.

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.

Episodes: 10.

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 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.

Pietra Castro as  Izzy Cleary-Lopez,

Chance Hurstfield as  Matty Clearly-Lopez.

Other characters:

Halle Bush as Allie Montgomery-Taylor is 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.

Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke, the daughter of a London crime boss, who revels in her new abilities.

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

Rain Wilson as  Daniel Dandon.

John Leguizamo as Rob.

Heather Agyepong as Ndudi.

Nico Hiraga as  Ryan.

Daniela Vega as Sister Marta.

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

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


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