After a lot anticipation, “Energy E-book IV: Drive” is lastly returning for season two this fall, and in response to collection star Joseph Sikora, it’s going to be an actual deal with for “Energy” followers who’ve been following the franchise because the very starting. “We’re going again to the roots of ‘Energy,'” he reveals to POPSUGAR. “We’re hitting the streets exhausting, we’re determining the place issues exist in Chicago in actual time. I feel that the viewers goes to have a enjoyable time discovering locations.”
Along with extra explosive motion, Sikora teases that season two “feels very natural,” crediting showrunner Gary Lennon (who served as an government producer on “Energy”) for a “great job of increasing our world and relating how actual Chicago, particularly how Latino tradition right here in Chicago, can be; the way it presents it very honestly and expands our South Aspect and North Aspect gangs.”
“I feel the viewers goes to like that we acquired again to the road and the grime and the grit of ‘Energy.'”
“Energy E-book IV” — the third spinoff throughout the Power Universe — debuted in February 2022 and follows Sikora’s gun-toting, drug-dealing Tommy Egan via his new conquests in his hometown of Chicago, the place he units his sights on changing into the most important drug lord within the metropolis. Season one of many collection confirmed Tommy leaving his life behind in New York Metropolis (he actually faked his personal loss of life) to start out a brand new chapter in a well-known place. He shaped alliances, made new enemies, and even reconnected with long-lost household, however in season two the stakes are raised with revenge on his thoughts.
In accordance with Starz, the present will choose up with Tommy in search of vengeance for the loss of life of his nemesis-turned-business companion Liliana. However greater than that, he is nonetheless decided as ever to take over the Chicago drug world as a brand new join arrives on the scene.
Alongside Sikora, returning cast members embody Isaac Keys as Diamond, Lili Simmons as Claudia Flynn, Shane Harper as Vic Flynn, Kris D. Lofton as Jenard, Anthony Fleming III as JP, Lucien Cambric as D-Mac, and Tommy Flanagan as Walter Flynn. The present’s second season additionally welcomes new faces like Carmela Zumbado, who performs Mireya Garcia; Manuel Eduardo, who stars as Miguel Garcia; Miriam A. Hyman as US Lawyer Stacy Marks; and Adrienne Walker within the function of Shanti “Showstopper” Web page.
Past “Energy E-book IV,” Tommy additionally makes a shock return within the penultimate episode of “Energy E-book II: Ghost” to return nose to nose with Michael Rainey Jr.’s Tariq once more, which implies the door may very well be open for a crossover along with his present sooner or later. “There’s room and alternative,” Sikora says. However for now, he has tunnel imaginative and prescient main as much as the return of his collection. “I feel the viewers goes to like that we acquired again to the road and the grime and the grit of ‘Energy,'” he says. “‘Energy’ is again! Season two is season seven of ‘Energy.’ The followers, they’ll be consuming popcorn and ingesting wine or no matter else. [We’re] actually pleased with season two.”
“Energy E-book IV: Drive” returns for season two on Sept. 1.