Victor Garber, everybody’s favorite spy daddy on Alias, has signed to play renowned club owner/events guru Simon Stern on the original Starz drama Power. Sonya Walger, best known for playing Penny on Lost, will play Stern’s beautiful, pampered wife, Madeline.
The series, from Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson, is a crime drama set in the very different worlds of glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade. Power is set to premiere this summer on Starz. Check out the press release after the jump.
Victor Garber and Sonya Walger Join Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s “Power” on Starz
Victor Garber as ‘Simon Stern’ in “Power” on Starz
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New Series Tease Now Available
Six-time Emmy® and four-time Tony® award nominated actor Victor Garber has joined the Starz Original Series “Power” as recurring character Simon Stern, a renowned club owner and events guru who has the exact successful, legitimate lifestyle James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) covets. Sonya Walger has also joined as Madeline Stern, wife to Garber’s character, who greatly enjoys the benefits and affluent lifestyle her husband’s success has provided.
Garber is represented by Industry Entertainment and UTA; Walger is represented by Authentic Talent and Literary Management and The Gersh Agency.
“Power” New Series Video Tease: http://www.starz.com/originals/power/videos/video/33a62b30d54c48479fe027e0fab27695
From Executive Producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and show creator Courtney Kemp Agboh (“The Good Wife)” comes “Power,” a visionary crime drama set in two different worlds the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade.
James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that never sleeps. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. However, Truth hides an ugly reality. It’s a front for Ghost’s criminal underworld; a lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful.
As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you’re in, can you ever get out?
“Power” premieres this Summer on Starz.