The American crime drama series, Godfather Of Harlem, is soon going to return for its third season, as the series was renewed for season 3 in January 2022.
Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein created the series, Godfather of Harlem, which premiered on Epix on September 29, 2019.
Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein served as the show writers for the show, which features Forest Whitaker in the lead role.
Forest Whitaker also served as executive producer for the series and Nina Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, John Ridley, and Markuann Smith.
Besides Whitaker, the series also stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, Kelvin Harrison JrLucy Fry, Paul Sorvino, Giancarlo Esposito, Rafi Gavron, Erik LaRay Harvey, and Demi Singleton as the other core cast of the series.
In the Godfather Of Harlem, Forest Whitaker plays the role of 1960s New York City gangster Bumpy Johnson.
In February 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on April 18, 2021.
On January 13, 2022, the series was renewed for a third season.
The series received favorable responses from critics and currently holds 92% ratings on rotten tomatoes.
For the show’s third season, Forest Whitaker will return as criminal boss Bumpy Johnson, with Vincent D’Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera, Nigél Thatch, Lucy Fry, and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy. Season 3 will have ten episodes, and the production will begin this summer in New York. The CIA and the Cuban mafia fight for control of Harlem in the plot. The exact release date for the upcoming season is yet to be given, but we might expect it to hit the screens somewhere in late 2022. Meanwhile, we can stream seasons 1 and 2 of the show.
The official description of the series is given below:
“The ‘Godfather of Harlem’ tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighbourhood 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.”