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Rainn Wilson cast in Amazon show 'The Power'



- Based on feminist sci-fi book of same name by Naomi Alderman and was on Obama's 2017 fave book list.
- Summary: One day teen girls discover they suddenly have the power to electrocute people at will and can awaken that power in adult women. This leads to a dramatic shift in gender and political dynamics across the world.

- Plays Daniel Dandon who's the asshole Governor of Washington and Margot's (Leslie Mann) foe, who finds his position becoming precarious following the Day of the Girls.

- 10 episodes, all female-writers, Alderman adapting, directors include Reed Morano, Ugla Hauksdóttir and Shannon Murphy.
- Also stars Auli’i Cravalho (Jos, Margot's daughter), John Leguizamo (Rob, Margot's partner), Toheeb Jimoh (Tunde, Nigerian journalist), Ria Zmitrowicz (Roxy, daughter of London crime boss), Halle Bush, Nico Hiraga, Heather Agyepong and Daniela Vega.

ONTD, what power would you want?
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