‘Power Book IV: Force’ and 7 Other Shows 50 Cent Has Coming Up
50 Cent has built a TV empire that continues to grow with shows such as the Power spinoffs and the crime drama BMF. One of his upcoming works is Power Book IV: Force, the series following Power character Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora). But he has many others coming up. Here are seven of them.
According to XXL, Angel’s Playbook is a series inspired by Nicole Lynn, an NFL agent. Her website says she made history at 26 as one of the youngest sports agents and has a client list including members of the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, and Washington Redskins, among others. Not much else is known about the show so far, but it’s set to premiere on Starz.
Family Affair is a musical comedy series coming to ABC. It follows former R&B singer and bachelor A-Ron as becomes the caregiver for sister’s four children. “A-Ron is overwhelmed and underwater until he discovers that musical talent runs in the family,” the description reads, per Variety. “With their sights set on success, A-ron’s about to learn that managing a music group might be hard, but raising four kids is even harder.”
‘Power Book V: Influence’
Power Book V: Influence is the final Power spinoff. It revolves around Councilman Rashad Tate, following him as he aspires to reach greater political power. It’ll come after Power Book IV: Force, which premieres on Starz in 2022.
From 50 Cent’s G-Unit Film & Television, Unrapped is a hip hop competition series where contestants will face off against one another in rap battles until a winner is announced, Deadline reports. The contestants will also receive feedback along the way from iconic stars in music. Think Netflix’s Rhythm + Flow, but on ABC.
‘The Case of Cyntoia Brown’
This Starz series will tell the story of Cyntoia Brown Long. Brown Long was a sex trafficking victim convicted of killing a man who bought her sex before having her sentence commuted in 2019. According to Deadline, it’s a limited series based on the book Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System.
‘The 50th Law’
Created by 50 Cent and Kenya Barris of Black-ish, The 50th Law is based on a book of the same name by the rapper and author Robert Greene. It’s a “semi-autobiographical account detailing 50 Cent’s rise as both a young urban hustler and as an up-and-coming musician with lessons and anecdotes from historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Sun Tzu, Socrates, Napoleon, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin,” per Deadline. It’ll be on Netflix, according to XXL.
‘Twenty Four Seven’
Twenty Four Seven tells the story of New York police officer Derrick Parker, who worked on big cases such as the 1994 shooting involving Tupac Shakur. The show is based on the book, The Notorious C.O.P.: The Inside Story of the Tupac, Biggie, and Jam Master Jay Investigations from NYPD’s First “Hip-Hop Cop.” It’ll air on Paramount Plus, CBS’ streaming service.