Godfather of Harlem is an American crime drama thriller TV series that aired on September 29, 2019, on Epix. Written by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, the storyline of the series is based on a series named, By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem premiered on November 8, 2020.
The storyline of the series follows, “true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with Muslim minister Malcolm X – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.”
It is produced by Chris Brancato Inc., Significant Productions, and ABC Signature in association with Chris Brancato, Paul Eckstein, Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, John Ridley, and Markuann Smith as the executive producers.
Will Godfather of Harlem be renewed for season 3?
Epix has already announced the renewal of the third installment of the series, Godfather of Harlem. The series was renewed on January 13, 2022, for a brand new third season. The makers have also announced the release date of the series. Read the entire article to know more about the release date.
Godfather of Harlem Season 3 Cast?
Find out the list of cast members for the upcoming season:
- Forest Whitaker will play as Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson
- Nigél Thatch
- Jason Alan Carvell will play as Malcolm X
- Ilfenesh Hadera will play as Mayme Johnson, Bumpy’s wife
- Lucy Fry will play as Stella Gigante
- Rafi Gavron will play as Ernie Nunzi
- Antoinette Crowe-Legacy will play as Elise Johnson
- Giancarlo Esposito will play as Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
- Vincent D’Onofrio will play as Vincent “The Chin” Gigante
- Erik LaRay Harvey will play as Del Chance
- Demi Singleton will play as Margaret Johnson
- Paul Sorvino will play as Frank Costello
- Luis Guzmán will play as Alejandro “El Guapo” Villabuena
- Elvis Nolasco will play as Nat Pettigrew
- Roslyn Ruff will play as Delia Greene
- Rony Clanton will play as Cecil Bradley
- Afi Bijou will play as Sister Marny
- Markuann Smith will play as Junie Byrd
- Dominic Fumusa as Louis Gigante
- Tramell Tillman will play as Bobby Robinson
- Chazz Palminteri as Joe Bonanno
- Kevin Corrigan will play as Venero Frank “Bennie Eggs” Mangano
- Joanne Kelly will play as Amy Vanderbilt
- Clifton Davis will play as Honorable Elijah Muhammad
- Kathrine Narducci will play as Olympia Gigante
- Ronald Guttman will play as Jean Jehan
- Isaach de Bankolé will play as Monsieur 98
- Method Man will play as Sam Christian
- Grace Porter will play as Betty Shabazz
- Gino Cafarelli will play as Fat Gino
- Justin Bartha will play as Robert Morgenthau
- Maurice Jones will play as Captain Omar
- Michael Raymond-James will play as Joe Colombo
Godfather of Harlem Season 3 Release Date?
Epix, On January 13, 2022, the series was renewed for a third season which is scheduled to premiere on January 15, 2023. As of now, there’s been no conclusive evidence of whether the series is under production or not.
Now that the release date is known, the production must have begun considering the date of release. If anything comes down from the production end, we’ll keep you all posted.
Godfather of Harlem: Where To Watch?
The first two seasons of Godfather of Harlem are currently streaming on Epix. Once the third season is released, it’ll start to stream on the same platform.