50 Cent’s ‘Power’ Show for Starz Filming on Eldridge Street Today

Posted on: January 7th, 2014 at 10:23 am by

 

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CBS Television Studios will park itself on Eldridge Street between Grand and Canal for the next two days to film a new series called Power. The sixty-minute drama, which centers on a Manhattan nightlife kingpin, was created by Courtney Kemp Agboh (The Good WifeThe Bernie Mac Show); platinum-selling hip hop star 50 Cent serves as one of the executive producers.

According to All Hip Hop:

Power centers around James “Ghost” St. Patrick a businessman who is trying to build his brand into an empire. His main complication to achieving that goal is his other profession. Ghost is also the city’s biggest drug kingpin. The husband and father most figure out how to leave his criminal life behind and transition into the legit world.

Starz ordered eight episodes of the freshman series, and plans to air the pilot later this year.

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