Omari Hardwick Says He Was Almost Rejected From A Role for an Incredible Reason

For six years, the Starz drama series Power the show was number one on the network, and often, this was one of the top series on the Starz network. Although actress Omari Hardwick had appeared in several previous films Power including, Ava DuVernay’s Middle of now and Spike Lee’s Miracle at St. Anne’s, the series smears his attention in a new way.

Now that Power has come to an end, Hardwick has been focusing on his new projects including his upcoming roles Spelling and Netflix’s Army of the Dead. However, the actor now reveals that he was almost dismissed from a position for a compelling reason.

Omari Hardwick will attend CNN's 12th Annual Hero: All-Star Commendation at the American Museum of Natural History on December 9, 2018 in New York City
Omari Hardwick will attend CNN’s 12th Annual Hero: All-Star Commendation at the American Museum of Natural History on December 9, 2018 in New York City. | Photos by Michael Loccisano / Getty for CNN

‘Power’ followed the character of Omari Hardwick, James ‘Ghost’ of St Patrick

The long-running drama series may have come to an end, but it has already spawned a number of spinoffs Power: Book II. While the new series follows Tarik St. Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr.), the first series is about his father, Ghost.

When we first meet James St. Patrick, he is a diligent club owner and a married father of three. However, we soon learn that he is living another life as a drug king named Gost attacking a group he runs with his best friend, Tommy (Joseph Sikora).

When James begins a relationship with his high school sweetheart, Angela Valdez (Lela Loren), who just happens to be a criminal prosecutor – his two worlds start clinging to each other.

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‘Power’ was not haunted by a ghost

According to the series’ creator, Courtney A. Kemp, Ghost was never able to survive, Power. In fact, Kemp revealed that she was the first to kill the character in Season 3. However, since Hardwick was so good in the series, she kept it around until the last possible moment.

“I wanted Ghost to make choices that led to that,” she told Time. “He made the right choices except for his family, who are so important and important to people who are successful.”

Ghost is eventually murdered by his wife, Tasha (Naturi Naughton), and his son Tarik is left to lead his life on his own.

Omari Hardwick was almost turned down because he ‘looked too good’

While we always associate Hardwick as a Ghost and think of Joe’s “Big Rich Town” when we see him, he almost grabbed a career that would ultimately bring him success. Power. In a recent TV One program Uncensored, Hardwick revealed that he was initially fired because he, “looked too good to be true. ”

While working with a new agent back in 2006, he interviewed for a position there Gridiron Gang. However, it passed. “I got Gridiron on Wednesday after the throwing director initially said Omari is too good to play the part,” he said. “I thought that was the hardest thing I’ve ever heard.”

Until you get hold of the part, the D is for Detroit the actor got a second auction where he came in looking a little rougher, arguing with the throwing directors he didn’t recognize.

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