5 things you need to know about Power’s hot lead actor!

2015-10-26 16:00

Cape Town – There’s a new show on Vuzu Amp and we can’t stop drooling over the lead, Omari Hardwick.

The critically acclaimed series Power has just started on Vuzu Amp.

It has received rave reviews and season two has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Executively produced by 50 Cent, season 3 of the show has just been announced.

Power takes us into the world of clubs, drugs, and the struggle for absolute power.

Cast members include: Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton Joseph Sikora, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Luis Antonio Ramos.

Here are five things you must know about Omari Hardwick

1. He’s also an artist and poet. In 2003 -2004 he participated in the National Poetry Slam.

2. Omari got his big break in the Spike Lee, TV movie Sucker Free City.

3. For his role in the series Saved he spent two years training as a fireman and a paramedic.

4. In high school he excelled in sports. After high school he went on to play professional football for the San Diego Chargers (NFL). His football career was cut short after he sustained a knee injury.

5. He is an ink lover. He has 20 tattoos! It takes two hours to cover up his tattoos for the show.

Watch the Power trailer here:

See all the drama unfold Mondays at 21:30 on Vuzu Amp (DStv 114)

(Photos: Getty Images)

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