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FIRST LOOK: The CW’s Black Lightning


Black Lightning is an upcoming television series that will air on The CW. Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil and Greg Berlanti created the series, which stars Cress Williams as titular DC Comics character Black Lightning and Christine Adams as his ex-wife. The series explores the world of being a superhero mixed with family life. The pilot was ordered to series on May 10, 2017.

Synopsis: Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. Nine years ago, Pierce was gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, which he used to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life and his family on the line, he left his Super Hero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.

Starring: Cress Williams, Christine Adams, China Anne McClain, and Nafessa Williams.

Release Date: Midseason 2018


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