Charlie Murphy To Appear On ‘Power’ Season 4, Cast Had No Idea He Was Sick
Charlie Murphy To Appear On ‘Power’ Season 4
Shortly after his passing, we’ve learned Charlie Murphy will appear on season 4 of the hit Starz drama, “Power.”
Season 3 ended with Ghost being arrested and Charlie plays a prison guard named Marshal Williams.
According to TMZ, the cast and crew had no idea Charlie Murphy was battling leukemia while he was working on the set.
Production sources on the show — which stars 50 Cent — tell us they had no idea Charlie was dealing with cancer. We’re told he never told anybody on set and put in the work like everybody else.
Charlie played a prison guard named Marshal Williams on the show.
Family sources tell us Charlie only disclosed his cancer battle to very close friends and family members. We’re told he said he didn’t want his illness to define him.
And, we’re told, even the family members who knew he was struggling were shocked when he died … they didn’t know the situation was that desperate.
A rep Starz, where the show airs tells us, “Starz sends our deepest condolences to Charlie’s family and friends. He joined ‘Power’ for our upcoming season, and his talent shines in every scene. We were fortunate to have worked with him.”
“Power” season 4 is slated to premiere this summer. I’ll keep you posted on a premiere date.