DC Comics has done it yet AGAIN folks and this is one YOU don’t wanna miss! After nearly 30 years BLACK LIGHTNING IS BACK ya’ll!!!! This exciting new series orbits around Black Lightning himself, a superhero that holds all power in his hands to control the waves of electrical forces! Now retired, Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning has decided to hang up his cape and embrace the joys of fatherhood along with his new career path as a high school teacher…or so he thinks.
All is well until his daughters become entangled with the city’s most viscous and most notorious gang, The One Hundred, that Principal Pierce realizes that he might have to hang up his suit and tie and dust off his cloak of electrical powers!
Premiering Tuesday January 16,2018 at 9/8c on The CW this MUST SEE series will star Cress Williams(Hart of Dixie, Prison Break) as Black Lightning, Nafessa Williams(Burning Sands, The Man in 3B, One Life To Live,Brotherly Love) who will play Pierce’s older daughter,China Anne McClain(Disney’s A.N.T. Farm, Descendants 2, Daddy’s Little Girls) who will play Pierce’s younger daughter that winds up biting off more than she can chew with The One Hundred Gang and the infamous James Remar(Dexter, Sex and The City, The Warriors) as Peter Gambi who was later found responsible for Pierce’s father death! Whew! Talk about INTENSE.
Mark your calendars folks because a new superhero has risen and he’s coming full force to a TV screen near you!