“Energy Ebook III: Elevating Kanan” at Starz continues to construct out its forged with the addition of Lovie Simone, Selection has realized solely.

The collection will discover the early lifetime of “Energy” character Kanan Stark, performed within the mothership collection by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. She joins beforehand introduced forged members Mekai Curtis, Patina Miller, Omar Epps, and Hailey Kilgore.

Simone has been forged within the collection common function of Davina Harrison. Described as powerful, delicate, broken, and resilient, Davina is Kanan’s (Curtis) splendid lady, and he’s been crushing on her since second grade. Davina has a troublesome dwelling life, and goes out with Buck Twenty, one in every of Distinctive’s crew. Her exhausting exterior softens shortly after she’s kicked out of college for getting right into a struggle and Kanan exhibits up for her in an surprising means.

Simone presently stars on the OWN collection “Greenleaf,” on which she has appeared for the reason that present’s first season. She has additionally appeared on exhibits akin to “Blue Bloods” and “Orange Is the New Black.” In movie, she’s going to star within the upcoming reboot of “The Craft” and within the Amazon function “Selah & the Spades.” The latter movie debuted ultimately yr’s Sundance Movie Competition and can debut on the streamer in April. She was beforehand featured as a part of Selection‘s Youth Impression Report in 2016.

She is repped by Buchwald, Shirley Grant Administration, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.

Sascha Penn serves as showrunner and government producer on “Elevating Kanan.” “Energy” creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp government produces by means of her firm Finish of Episode, together with Jackson by means of his G-Unit Movie and Tv. Different government producers are Mark Canton by means of Environment Leisure MM, Finish of Episode’s Chris Salek, and Danielle DeJesus, Shana Stein, Bart Wenrich, and Kevin Fox. Rob Hardy has signed on to direct the premiere episode and government produce. Lionsgate Tv produces for Starz.

The present is one in every of 4 “Energy” initiatives presently within the works at Starz. “Energy Ebook II: Ghost” was introduced final yr, whereas the others introduced after the mothership collection finale are “Energy Ebook IV: Affect” and “Energy Ebook V: Drive.”