Godfather of Harlem Season 4 Ordered at MGM+

MGM+ (formerly Epix) has officially announced the Godfather of Harlem Season 4 renewal of its Forest Whitaker-led series. The crime drama will be returning for ten more episodes, which will begin filming next year in New York.

“After such a long time away, I’m so excited to be returning to set alongside such an incredible cast, crew, and creative team, under the powerful leadership of Chris Brancato,” Whitaker said in statement. “We’re so appreciative of Michael Wright’s support at MGM+, and thrilled that Godfather of Harlem has resonated with fans around the world. We can’t wait to get to work on season four!”

What to expect in the Godfather of Harlem Season 4?

Godfather of Harlem is created and executive produced by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein (Narcos). Joining Whitaker in the latest season are returning cast members Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Ilfenesh Hadera (She’s Gotta Have It, Baywatch), Lucy Fry (Bright, Vampire Academy), Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (Geechee, Passing), Erik LaRay Harvey (Boardwalk Empire, Luke Cage), and more.

“In Season 4, Bumpy Johnson continues his bloody war for control of Harlem against New York’s Mafia families, while contending with the emergence of a potential rival in newly arrived Black gangster Frank Lucas,” reads the synopsis. “After Malcolm X’s tragic death, Bumpy must also grapple with his daughter Elise’s involvement with the Black Panthers.”

The series is executive produced by Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, and Markuann Smith, with Swizz Beatz serving as the executive music producer. It hails from ABC Signature.