Emmy nominee Tony Danza is joining to Starz series ‘Power Book III: Raising Kanan.’
Danza will play Stefano Marchetti, the Godfather of New York City’s mafia scene. Marchetti will be introduced next week in the season 2 finale and will be from the regular cast in season 3.
Raising Kanan is a prequel to the successful Power Book series, running for 6 seasons on Starz.
One of three spin-offs, the series is set in Queens, New York in the 90s. Tells the origin story of Kanan, played by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson in the original series.
The cast includes Omar Epps, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Hailey Kilgore, Joey Bada$$, and Shanley Caswell.
50 Cent, Courtney A. Kemp, and Mark Canton serve as executive producers. Sascha Penn is the series’ creator and serves as the showrunner.
Season 3 of the show is currently filming in New York.