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The CW’s newest superhero series has cast its Tobias Whale. Black Lightning will premiere in midseason on The CW.
This 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.
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.
Greg 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.
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.
The 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.