When Forest Whitaker took over the mantle from Bumpy Johnson in 2019 Godfather of HarlemHer fans immediately bought his portrayal of the legendary Harlem character. Since its inception, Whitaker, along with the rest of the cast and crew, has done a fine job showing how Johnson’s mid-20’s Italian mafia challenges him at every turn.
now Godfather of Harlem Season 3 aims to take fans beyond the ongoing feud between Johnson and the likes of Vicente Gigante (Vincent D’Onofrio) as a new player enters the scene. Furthermore, as much as Johnson is struggling to keep what he considers his property in relation to his business, he is also reaching out to the growing civil rights movement of the day to take part in a fight that may require even more strength and courage .
Here’s everything we know Godfather of Harlem Season 3.
Godfather of Harlem season 3 release date
Godfather of Harlem Season 3 starts on Sunday January 15th. The series will air on Epix, which will be renamed MGM Plus in 2023.
The new season is expected to air in the UK, but we’re awaiting official news as to when that will be. As more information becomes available we may share any updates here.
Godfather of Harlem season 3 storyline
Here is the official synopsis for Godfather of Harlem Season 3:
“In Season 3, Bumpy Johnson will continue to fight for control of Harlem alongside other heirs to the throne, namely the Cuban Mafia from neighboring Harlem, Spain. Fighting the Cuban Mafia will put Bumpy, his loved ones and his community in the crosshairs not just of the rival Italians but of ruthless Latin American assassins and ultimately the CIA. Godfather of Harlem is a collision of the criminal underworld and the civil rights movement at one of the most turbulent times in American history.”
The cast of Godfather of Harlem Season 3
Harlem’s godfather, Bumpy Johnson, is starring actor Forest Whitaker. Winner of an Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA award, Whitaker is one of Hollywood’s most decorated actors. He has been seen in films such as The great debaters, The Butler, Black Panther and respect. His TV stations include shows like Rich, Criminal Minds: Suspicious Behavior and young skirt.
Vincent D’Onofrio also returns Godfather of Harlem Season 3 as Vincent “Chin” Gigante. Over the years, D’Onofrio has proven to be quite the villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring as the Kingpin daredevil, hawk eye and the coming echo. Outside of the superhero realm, he can be seen in films such as The Unforgivable, Tammy Faye’s eyes and The glory seven.
Here is the full list of the main cast.
- Forest Whitaker (Andor) as Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson
- Vincent D’Onofrio (rattled) as Vincent “Chin” Gigante
- Ilfenesh Hadera (Blue blood) as Mayme Johnson
- Lucy Fry (last looks) as Stella Giant
- Antoinette Crowe Legacy (We crashed) as Elise Johnson
- Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian) as Congressman Adam Clayton Powell
- Michael Raymond-James (Law & Order: Organized Crime) as Joe Colombo
- Jason Alan Carvell (NCIS: New Orleans) as Malcolm X
Godfather of Harlem Season 3 Teaser and Trailer
We’re still waiting for an officer Godfather of Harlem Season 3 trailer but a 30 second teaser has been made available which you can watch directly below:
How to Watch Season 3 of Godfather of Harlem
Godfather of Harlem is an Epix Original series. Season 3 episodes will air live direct on Epix and are available to stream on the MGM Plus app. Seasons 1 and 2 of the series are currently streaming on Hulu in the US and Starzplay in the UK.