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Leslie Mann to Star on Amazon’s Feminist Sci-Fi Series ‘The Power’

Leslie Mann to Star on Amazon’s Feminist Sci-Fi Series ‘The Power’

Leslie Mann has been cast as the lead on Amazon Prime Video’s TV series adaptation of “The Power,” the streamer announced Thursday.

The 10-episode show is based on Naomi Alderman’s 2016 novel of the same name. Alderman is serving as creator and executive producer on the Amazon adaptation, with Claire Wilson and Sarah Quintrell on as co-executive producer. An all-female writers room also includes Whit Anderson, Stacy Osei-Kuffour and novelist Rebecca Levene.

The Power” takes place in a world where all teenage girls develop the power to electrocute people and then find out they can awaken this ability in older women. Mann will play the charming and ambitious politician Margot Cleary-Lopez in the series, which will be directed by Reed Morano.

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Here is how Amazon describes Mann’s character:

Margot

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