Prime Video has dropped the official The Power teaser trailer for the upcoming sci-fi thriller drama based on Naomi Alderman’s novel of the same name. The series will be available for streaming on March 31.
The video features Moana actress Auliʻi Cravalho’s Jos Cleary-Lopez, as she and all the other teenage girls in the world begin to acquire an extraordinary power which allows them to electrocute people. The teaser trailer also highlights how these young women will utilize the freedom that comes with their power, as well as the consequences they must face.
Check out The Power teaser trailer below:
Written and created by Alderman, The Power series is a 10-episode feminist thriller that will be told in a subversive and multi-stranded narrative. It stars Toni Collette as Margot Cleary-Lopez, 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.
“It tells the story of when all teenage girls in the world suddenly gain the power to electrocute people at will,” reads the synopsis. “They soon discover that their newfound ability is something that is hereditary, inbuilt, and impossible to take away. The series features a cast of remarkable characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, as the Power evolves from a tingle in teenagers’ collarbones to a complete reversal of the power balance of the world.”
It is being executive produced by Alderman, Claire Wilson, Whit Anderson (Ozark), Stacy Osei-Kuffour (Watchmen, PEN15), and Rebecca Levene, along with story consultant Sarah Quintrell (Ellen). Raelle Tucker has also been set as the showrunner.
The Power is a production by Jane Featherstone’s Sister Pictures (Chernobyl). The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Reed Morano and Naomi de Pear also serve as executive producers, with Morano set as the director of two episodes. The series is also produced by Tim Bricknell.