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“Black Lightning” Set for January Premiere on The CW

black lightning banner The network’s newest DC superhero will make his debut following The Flash. Midseason return dates for all other shows have been revealed as well.

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“Black Lightning” Adds Chantal Thuy as Bisexual DC Comic Book Superhero Grace Choi

The actress will recur in multiple episodes and play the love interest to Anissa Pierce (Nafessa Williams).

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“Black Lightning” Adds Jill Scott in Villainous Role of Lady Eve

Singer and actress joins the cast of The CW superhero drama series as DC comic book villain opposite Cress Williams’ titular vigilante

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CW’s “Black Lightning” Casts Rapper Krondon as Villain Tobias Whale

black lightning krondon small The CW’s newest superhero series has cast its Tobias Whale. Black Lightning will premiere in midseason on The CW.

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“Black Lightning” Adds 2 New Series Regulars

black lightning casting small James Remar and Damon Gupton are joining new CW comic book series Black Lightning as series regulars, executive producers announced during the show’s panel at the San Diego Comic Con Saturday.

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The CW Unveils “Black Lightning”, “Life Sentence”, “Dynasty”, and More First Looks for Fall (Video)

black lightning first lookThis past television season, The CW premiered new series No Tomorrow, Frequency, Riverdale, and CBS series Supergirl joined the schedule for its second season. The network took a pretty similar approach with their choices this year with Life Sentence, Valor, Dynasty, and Black Lightning.

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The Runway – Your 2017 Pilot Survival Guide: CW Dramas

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With last year’s pilots Frequency and No Tomorrow both unlikely to see renewals, The CW is looking for a big hit that isn’t attached to the DC universe and can add to the critical clout they’ve gained with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Jane the Virgin. See what’s next for the CW in our preview of their 2017 drama pilots.

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“Black Lightning” Pilot Adds Nafessa Williams and China Anne McClain

williams-mcclain-excerptThe pilot for CW’s forthcoming adaptation of Black Lightning has struck Nafessa Williams and China Anne McClain with key roles. The two will join Cress Williams who was recently announced as the star of the superhero pilot from DC TV maestro Greg Berlanti and written by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil.

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The CW Taps Cress Williams as Lead For “Black Lightning”

cress-williams-excerptThe CW’s adaptation of Black Lightning is getting charged up as it has found its lead in Cress Williams. The Hart of Dixie alum will play the titular DC superhero in Greg Berlanti’s pilot written by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil.

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The CW Greenlights “Black Lightning” Pilot from Greg Berlanti

black lightning excerptGreg Berlanti has landed his fourth pilot order with Black Lightning. The series, written by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, was set up at The CW after a bidding war between multiple networks.

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Greg Berlanti Superhero Drama “Black Lightning” Lands at Fox

black-lightning-excerpt Last week, we reported that Greg Berlanti and the husband and wife team of Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil had teamed up to develop a drama series based on the DC superhero Black Lightning at Warner Bros. TV. Now the series has landed at Fox with a pilot production commitment.

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Greg Berlanti, Mara Brock Akil, And Salim Akil Developing DC Superhero Series “Black Lightning”

black-lightning-excerptThe DC television universe is about to get a surge new energy from a brand new superhero. Greg Berlanti and the husband and wife team of Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil are teaming up to develop a drama series based on the DC superhero Black Lightning.

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BLACK LIGHTNING (SALES)

Logline: A college student buys a second hand car that turns out to have magical powers: it can fly, and turns him into a superhero who must protect the city.

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