First Look: The Power

We were beyond excited to hear about the exciting new TV adaptation based on Women’s Prize for Fiction-winning novel The Power by Naomi Alderman – a thrilling speculative tale that imagines a world dominated by female power.

Streaming on the 31st March, the series has been produced by SISTER Pictures, best-known for their hit series Chernobyl and This is Going to Hurt.

Toni Collette stars as Mayor Margot Cleary-Lopez, alongside 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.

In The Power, the world is a recognisable place: there’s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power – they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets.

‘Compelling from the very first page, The Power really will make you question everything you think.’ – Sam Baker, 2017 Baileys Prize judge.

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Will you be streaming The Power on Prime Video on the 31st March? Reacquaint yourself with Naomi Alderman’s prize-winning novel The Power and find out more about the author and book.

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