The Power is a 2023 British-Canadian sci fi drama TV series created by Raelle Tucker (Netflix’s Jessica Jones & HBO’s True Blood), Claire Wilson, Sarah Quintrell, and Naomi Alderman.
Based on 2016 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name by Naomi Alderman, the fantasy drama series sets in the world where women have developed a supernatural power that allows them release electrical jolts from their fingers.
The psychotronic series is produced by Sarah Wheale under Sister, Disobedient Productions, Angry Annie Productions, and Amazon Studios within the United Kingdom.
Is The Power series on Netflix?
Power (TV Series 2014-2020) is streaming for Netflix subscribers exclusively inside the United Kingdom. There are a total of six seasons in the series and all of them are availalbe for streaming on Netflix UK.
It stars Omari Harwick, Lela Loren, Shane Johnson, Naturi Naughton, and Joseph Sikora in the lead roles of James Patrick, Angela Valdes, Cooper Saxe, Tasha Patrick, and Tommy Egan. However, the series that you are looking for is not on Netflix anywhere in the world.
There are several other dystopian drama series that you can watch with your Netflix subscription like Lucifer, Chupa, Narcos, Breaking Bad, Designated Survivor, Queen of the South, DAHMER, Peaky Blinders, Good Girls, etc.
Is The Power on Amazon Prime?
Yes, the new power series is a Prime Video original and is exclusively streaming for Amazon Prime Video subscribers inside the United States and United Kingdom.
If you currently have a Prime Video subscription then you can watch the show absolutely for Free along with the other originals as OKC Bombing documentary, Carnival Row, Daisy Jones & The Six, Jury Duty, Swarm, Jury Duty, Reacher, The Terminal List, etc.
How much does Prime Video subscription costs?
The rates of streaming services keep on changing so it’s better to always check on the official website of Amazon to get the latest rates.
At the time of writing, a regular Prime Video subscription costs $14.99 per month. You can save upto $40 if you take an yearly subscription that costs $139 instead of $179.
Moreover, if you are a student then you can signup through Prime student that cuts the subscription costs to $7.49 per month or merely $69 a year.
The Power Series Cast
- Auli’i Cravalho as Jos Cleary-Lopez
- Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ojo
- Juliet Cowan as Barbara Monke
- Halle Bush as Allie
- John Leguizamo as Rob Lopez
- Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke
- Adina Porter as The Voice
- Gerrison Machado as Matty Clearly-Lopez
- Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke
- Toni Collette as Margot Cleary-Lopez
- Archie Rush as Darrell Monke
- Nico Hiraga as Ryan
Critics have compared the show with other popular dystopian drama series like Black Mirror and The Handmaid’s Tale because of its thrilling storyline and intriguing themes that don’t let the viewers to shift away from the seat for any moment.
While some viewers have praised the show for its gender dynamics and power struggles, others are commending for its diverse cast and portrayal of various aspects of human beahavior like the author has given the remote in hands of women from a male dominated society.
Women wish to have power to survive in a society where men can control what they can do to their bodies instead of superpowers.
Will there be a season 2 of The Power?
It seems that viewers are interested in seeing more of the series and that’s why there can be a season 2 of The Power. However, we can expect a delay in production because the two main cast, Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins have quitted the show.