The Grammy successful duo of Method Man and Mary J. Blige are reuniting for Starz’s Energy spinoff.
Having scored the award for Greatest Rap Efficiency by a Duo or Group again in 1996 with the enduring Mary J, the Wu-Tang Clan founding member is now becoming a member of the Mudbound actress within the forged of Energy Ebook II.
Wire alum Method Man will painting bold and savvy legal professional Davis Maclean within the Courtney Kemp created sequence. Conceived as a part of the large total deal Kemp inked with Lionsgate in late 2018, the character is interested in the NYC underworld run by Oscar nominee Blige’s character, however could discover himself entrapped by some secrets and techniques from his previous.
First formally unveiled on the summer season TCA final July, the primary of a number of Energy spinoffs is at the moment in manufacturing in New York with a potential launch penciled in for later this 12 months. With some fairly clear indications that some key forged members of Energy itself will present up in Energy Ebook II, the spinoff is anticipated to comply with the occasions of the sixth and ultimate season of the Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson government produced mothershow. Because the query of who shot Omari Hardwick’s lead of Ghost bedevils Energy itself, the present will reveal all and conclude on February 9, the identical day because the 92nd Academy Awards.
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With an enormous display and small display resume that rivals his music profession as a member of the legendary hip-hip crew and a solo artist, Cliff “Method Man” Smith brings some true chops to the upcoming Starz sequence. In addition to stints on Oz and The Wire and co-hosting Drop The Mic on TNT, Method Man only recently has appeared on HBO’s now completed David Simon co-created The Deuce with Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco, TNT’s The Final O.G. with Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish. The co-star of the shortlived FOX sequence Method & Purple, additionally had pivotal cameo as himself within the first season of Netflix’s Luke Cage
Additionally set to headline the fifth annual Nationwide Hashish Pageant in D.C. this spring with very long time collaborator Redman, Method Man is repped by CAA, supervisor Shauna Garr and regulation agency Frankfurt Kurnit Klein Selz.
Whereas there shall be no Energy panel, Tuesday sees Starz taking the stage on the Winter TCA with an exec session and appearances from the likes of the forged and creatives of the returning Outlander, amongst others.