Entertainment TV 'The Power' Trailer: Toni Collette and Toheeb Jimoh Star in Thriller Where Girls Can Electrocute Others At-Will The Power premieres March 31 on Prime Video By Stephanie Wenger Stephanie Wenger Instagram Twitter Stephanie Wenger is a TV Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She joined the brand in 2021 as digital news writer, spanning across the site's verticals. She previously contributed to E! Online, HollywoodLife, Discover Los Angeles, Oscar.com and Hollywood.com. She appeared on air at AfterBuzz TV. She began her journalism career as an intern at Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor's in communications and received a Master's in journalism from the University of Southern California. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 31, 2023 12:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Women are literally taking power. In PEOPLE's exclusive first look at The Power, teenage girls suddenly develop the power to electrocute people at-will, causing the world order to break down. The Prime Video series — which is based on Naomi Alderman's 2016 best-selling novel — features "a cast of remarkable characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, as the Power evolves from a tingle in teenagers' collarbones to a complete reversal of the power balance of the world," according to an official synopsis from the streamer. Katie Yu/Prime Video See Toni Collette Learn from Monica Bellucci in Wild 'Mafia Mamma' Trailer In the clip, Mayor Margot Cleary-Lopez (Toni Collette) tells her husband Rob (John Leguizamo) that the girls are "developing a new organ." He quickly replies, "One that generates electricity." As she gains attention on the world stage, she warns that "this is not a hoax," adding, "This power is evolution." Katie Yu/Prime Video Toni Collette Shares Poem About Courage and Change After Announcing Her Split from Husband "Big Change is coming. Pick a side," Mrs. Montgomery (Elise Robertson) says. Later in the trailer, the mayor's daughter Jos (Auli'i Cravalho) also feels the effect of her powers, sharing, "I was living in constant fear. Now I feel a hundred times stronger. Can you imagine that kind of freedom?" The series also stars Ted Lasso's Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ojo, Josh Charles as Daniel Dandon, Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke, Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke, Zrinka Cvitešić as Tatiana Moskalev, and Halle Bush as Allie Montgomery. Ludovic Robert/Prime Video John Leguizamo Reveals He Has Recurring Dreams of Being Chased: 'It's Like an Action Movie' Collette recently opened up about why The Power is important. "When we were shooting, they showed us a teaser trailer cut together," she told Vanity Fair. "It's so incredibly cinematic, but I also found it so moving because seeing such a diverse range of female actors on screen was just so unusual." She continued, "And it's a story about women having agency, feeling safe and confident, and having some sense of sovereignty, so it's very empowering to be a part of and to watch." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celxebrity news to compelling human interest stories. The Power premieres March 31 on Prime Video.