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Black Lightning

The Resurrection (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A former superhero with the power to control and harness lightning, Jefferson Pierce, otherwise known as Black Lightning, unrolls the secrets of his past to protect his city and his family.
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Director
Writers
Tony Isabella (based on characters created for DC by) | Trevor Von Eeden (based on characters created for DC by) | Salim Akil (developed by)
Producer
Robert West (produced by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Victoria Thomas (casting by)
Production Designer
Arlan Jay Vetter (as Jay Vetter)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 13, 2018

Release date
Jan 16, 2018 (United States)
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Cress Williams
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China Anne McClain
Jennifer Pierce Jennifer Pierce   See fewer
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Anissa Pierce Anissa Pierce   See fewer
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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
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Will Will   See fewer
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Kara Fowdy Kara Fowdy   See fewer
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Roland Martin
Roland S. Martin (as Roland S. Martin) Roland S. Martin (as Roland S. Martin)   See fewer
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Nina Turner (as Senator Nina Turner) Nina Turner (as Senator Nina Turner)   See fewer
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Amanda Davis
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Tommy Kane
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Crystal Lee Brown
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7.4 / 10 | 1,514 votes