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Black Lightning (2018– )

TV-14
TV Series | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.
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Seasons
2   |   1   See all
Creators
Salim Akil (co-creator) | Mara Brock Akil (co-creator)
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News articles
3 new articles
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 13, 2018

Release date (First episode)
Jan 16, 2018 (United States)

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Cress Williams
Black Lightning / Jefferson Pierce Black Lightning / Jefferson Pierce   See fewer
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China Anne McClain
Jennifer Pierce Jennifer Pierce   See fewer
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Nafessa Williams
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Christine Adams
Lynn Pierce Lynn Pierce   See fewer
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Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III
Tobias Whale Tobias Whale   See fewer
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Damon Gupton
Bill Henderson Bill Henderson   See fewer
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James Remar
Peter Gambi Peter Gambi   See fewer
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Skye P. Marshall
Kara Fowdy Kara Fowdy   See fewer
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Jordan Calloway
Khalil Payne Khalil Payne   See fewer
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William Catlett
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Eric Mendenhall
Joey Toledo Joey Toledo   See fewer
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Gregg Henry
Martin Proctor Martin Proctor   See fewer
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Anthony Reynolds
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