Michael Rainey Jr., Mary J. Blige, Gianni Paolo, Cliff “Method Man” Smith and Shane Johnson star in the Starz hit series Power Book II: Spirit. Get to know them Book of Power II: Ghost Occupation to understand their meaning in the third season. Stay tuned Celebrity Myxers detailed summaries of this amazing show!
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Book of Power II: Ghost Occupation
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Tariq St. Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr.)
After keeping his mother and sister safe in Season 2, Tariq St. Patrick finds himself at a crossroads: he wants to get his inheritance and family back, but is drawn even deeper into the drug business. With his own life and that of those closest to him, Tariq makes deals with some of the most dangerous people he has ever met. Tariq is forced to juggle business, school, and a new corporate persona as he struggles to regain control of his life, but at least he has his newfound chosen family behind him… That is, until secrets forged between them threaten to end their relationship and business entirely, leaving Tariq to wonder who, if anyone, to trust.
Monet Stewart Tejada (Mary J. Blige)
As Season 3 begins, Monet Stewart Tejada mourns the loss of her firstborn son, Zeke Cross, and with him her family’s future outside of business. Monet enlists Davis MacLean to help her track down Zeke’s killer while her own connection to various other crimes is brought into focus. And when it comes down to it, Monet must choose between the condition of her remaining family and her own penchant for revenge, or somehow find a way to have both.
Cooper SaxeShane Johnson
After Cooper Saxe decides to join Jenny Sullivan as her criminal informant, he does whatever it takes to obtain evidence pointing to Davis MacLean’s involvement in Tariq and the Tejada’s illegal dealings while working as a double agent in Davis’ office. Saxe’s intentions are both personal and professional: he wants to get back into a romantic relationship with Jenny, chilling him until he gets her information, and he wants to finally send Tariq to prison. Saxe presents the perfect opportunity to get closer and gather information when Davis enlists him to secure the release of Theo Rollins, Davis’ wrongly convicted brother.
Brayden WestonGianni Paolo
Forced out of Stansfield, Brayden Weston is forced to work under the tutelage of his uncle Lucas Weston, president of the family hedge fund Weston Holdings. The boys are back in business when Brayden brings Tariq to Weston, and they quickly intertwine their corporate life with the drug game. But this time it’s different: Brayden, eventually forced to get his hands dirty for the business himself, finds out the hard way that drug dealing isn’t all fun and games after all.
Dru Tejada (Lovell Adams Gray)
As Dru Tejada’s drug connections continue to drive a wedge between him and his friend Everett, Dru reunites with an old family friend, Uncle Frank’s son Gordo. As the two grow closer and bond over their roles in their respective family businesses, Gordo encourages Dru to show his family that he should be the one to take the Tejada throne. Dru believes he’s finally found someone who truly understands him, but the double-dealing relationship between their families is taking a toll on their budding romance.
Jenny Sullivan Paton Ashbrook
With her reputation and ego seared by her loss in the Jabari Reynolds murder case, Jenny Sullivan is hellbent on uncovering Tariq, the Tejadas, and Davis MacLean’s drug company… and she has a secret up her sleeve that might just get her there . With Saxe as her CI and agent Blanca Rodriguez working with her to form a federal task force, Jenny seems to have almost everything she needs to take them all down on a RICO charge and Tariq St. Patrick finally to bring to justice.
Keke Travis Moriah Brown
Keke Travis is a young and fast rising Vice President at Weston Holdings. Keke has an Ivy League education and doesn’t come from privilege, instead thriving in the world of the business elite. Brayden Weston is quickly taken with her and the two begin a sexual relationship. She already has secrets of her own and becomes concerned about what Brayden is hiding. Ever self-absorbed, Keke plays Brayden’s allure to gain information about what he and Tariq are up to – and keep him from finding out their secrets.
Blanca Rodriguez Monique Gabriela Curnen
Power OG Blanca Rodriguez is no stranger to St. Patrick’s history with the law, having had no luck convicting a family member. After the death of her informant, Dante Spears, Blanca sees an opportunity to put a St. Patrick behind bars for good when she meets Jenny Sullivan, who proposes to join forces to form a RICO task force against the drug company.
Effie MoralesAlix Lapri
Effie Morales always had to take care of herself and often made decisions for her own benefit. But after spending the summer with Tariq, Effie falls in love with him and is more vulnerable than ever. Effie plans to earn her “safety number” to fund her way to grad school and then be done with the drug business… and she begins to envision Tariq in that future with her… However, to get there, she needs to do the math with a secret that could destroy everything between them – the secret that she killed Lauren Baldwin.
Cane Tejada (Woody McClain)
After Mecca’s death, Cane Tejada is looking for a new connection for the family business when a new connection finds him. Forced to move an insane amount of weight (alongside Tariq, Brayden and Effie), Cane takes the helm of distribution on the streets at the behest of Lorenzo – but only because Cane is keeping the secret of Zeke’s murder about him. Long vying for the Tejada throne, Cane makes decisions for the family, often clashing with his rival, younger brother Dru. However, when things start to boil over, Cane focuses on holding it down for the people he cares about.
Professor Harper Bennet (Keesha Sharp)
Professor Harper Bennet is a scholar who used to teach at Howard University. Harper’s brilliance finds her as the new face of Stansfield’s American Psyche course. She meets her old flame, Rashad Tate, in Stansfield, and the two find that the feelings they had for each other in the past are still there. As they rekindle their romance, the troubles of their past are renewed as Bennet realizes their differences in politics and ethical boundaries still exist. Bennet hopes she can push Tate to become a better man and embark on a path of integrity as he pursues the Democratic nomination.
Davis Maclean (Cliff “Method Man” Smith)
Davis MacLean is in the thick of it when he’s forced to help Tariq after Noma, Mecca’s supplier, hires him to ship their product. Davis provides legal advice to Monet while the Fed investigates her over Carrie Milgram’s death and helps her find Zeke’s killer. In the midst of all this, Davis tries to get his dying brother Theo Rollins out of prison with the help of Cooper Saxe… but the pressure on Davis may have inadvertently caused him to put his trust in the wrong person.
Diana Tejada (LaToya Tonodeo)
Diana Tejada goes into season 3 with Monet for revealing Zeke’s true parentage. When Lorenzo finally offers her the chance, Diana eagerly transfers to Stansfield. But college life isn’t easy; Forced to work to pay for books, Diana is quickly brought back into business selling produce. Diana longs for freedom from life, but finds it difficult to completely sever ties with her family.
Lucas Weston (David Walton)
Like his nephew Brayden, Lucas Weston is considered the black sheep of the family. However, his success in growing Weston’s fortune as investment manager of Weston Holdings is unquestionable. But now Lucas is hired by his older brother Robert to keep an eye on Brayden after he was sentenced to “hard labor” at the fund for his CourseCorrect confession and defiling his family name. Always ready to attack the family and his older brother, Lucas happily brings in Tariq as an intern when Brayden pitches the idea. Lucas Weston’s loose morals and the extent to which he would go to acquire wealth come into focus when he begins raising his hand at a meeting to solicit the wealth of black billionaire Ron Samuel Jenkins for the fund .
Rashad Tate Larenz Tate
Rashad Tate is no stranger to shady dealings — and his bid for a Senate seat is no different. Tate walks the fine line between moral and immoral in the donor and campaign boost market… legal and illegal. He also knows that it wouldn’t hurt him to earn another victory on his way to the Senate: a wife. And as he rekindles a relationship with his old flame, Professor Harper Bennet, Tate considers changing ethics for the better in order to win her and the election…though it may not be as real as it seems.
Gbenga Akinnagbe will play Ron Samuel Jenkins aka RSJ, a Howard University and Harvard Business School graduate who grew up in the working class and built his own legitimate empire that has firmly entrenched him in the business elite.
Kyle Vincent Terry will portray Obi, a British-educated young man who is skilled with guns but also comfortable in a boardroom.
Caroline Chikezie will portray Noma, a worldly and powerful woman with a regal presence who has built her wealth with an illegal global empire and is not afraid to protect it by any means necessary.
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