Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Epix Renews 'Godfather of Harlem' for Season 2

Epix has today renewed its original drama series Godfather of Harlem for a second season. Production on the 10-episode second season will begin later this year in New York.

The drama stars Forest Whitaker, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucy Fry, Rafi Gavron, Paul Sorvino, Giancarlo Esposito and Vincent D'Onofrio.

Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein created the drama. They executive produce with Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, Markuann Smith and John Ridley. ABC Signature Studios, Chris Brancato Inc. and Significant Productions produce.

"Godfather of Harlem season one was a remarkable success, tripling previous viewership numbers for the network and earning acclaim from both critics and viewers alike," said Michael Wright, President, Epix. "We couldn't wait to reunite with Chris, Paul, Forest and the team at ABC Signature to continue telling this compelling and extremely relevant story."