What is thriller series The Power on Prime Video about?

Auli'i Cravalho as Jos Clearly in The Power on Prime Video.
Auli'i Cravalho as Jos Clearly in The Power on Prime Video. /
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If you’re looking for a new thriller series, then you’ll want to turn to The Power on Prime Video. The first three episodes of the show debuted on premiere day, Friday, March 31, 2023. Going forward, one new installment will be released weekly until the finale on May 12. The production received a nine-episode order from the studio.

The series stars Toni Collette as Mayor Margot Cleary-Lopez, John Leguizamo as Rob Lopez, Auli’i Cravalho as Jos Cleary-Lopez, Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ojo, Josh Charles as Daniel Dandon, Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke, Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke, Zrinka Cvitešić as Tatiana Moskalev, Halle Bush as Allie Montgomery, and more.

The show was developed by showrunner Raelle Tucker and is based on the book of the same name by author Naomi Alderman. The writer of the novel serves as an executive producer on the project. So what can you expect to see in the series? We’ve got the answer for you below!

What is The Power on Prime Video about?

The British science fiction drama is an “emotionally-driven” story that is set in the world we know, per the synopsis. The one catch? All of a sudden one day, teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people “at will.” This happens all over the world – from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, and more. It may start out as a small ability, but it soon grows into much more that reverses the “power balance of the world,” the streamer shares.

What do you think about the show? Will you be watching the thriller series? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

The Power released the first three episodes on Friday, March 31, 2023 on Prime Video. Episodes will be streaming weekly until the finale on May 17.

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