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by Ohad Amram
October 24, 2013 1:30 PM
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Starz Bulks Up Cast of Original Drama 'Power' From Executive Producer Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson

Naturi Naughton and Joseph Sikora

New cast members are joining lead Omari Hardwick as series regulars in Starz's upcoming original series "Power," the nightclub/crime drama from executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and creator Courtney Kemp Agboh.

Among the newcomers are Lela Loren ("Snitch," "Gang Related"), Naturi Naughton ("Fame," "Mad Men") and Joseph Sikora ("Safe," "Boardwalk Empire") "Power" tells the story of wealthy New York City nightclub owner, James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Hardwick), who caters to the city's elite. The double life he lives conflicts with his desire to make this club a Fortune 500 business. 

Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh ("The Good Wife") will serve as showrunner. "Power" will begin production on an eight hourlong episode first season this fall, with an expected premiere in 2014.