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'Power' explores the dark corners of clubs and drugs
'Power' explores the dark corners of clubs and drugs

In the last few years, Starz has explored far flung places and times in search of a hit original drama. Think "Spartacus," "Da Vinci's Demons" and "Black Sails." But its latest original drama, "Power," is set in the gritty here and now. And it is decidedly in a New York state of mind, flavored with hip-hop, mountains of bling and no shortage of menace. The series, which premieres June 7, is built around James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), an ambitious entrepreneur with all the trappings of success. He has wealth, a spacious apartment, a beautiful wife and three children. When the series opens, Ghost has just opened the...

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