Black Lightning (2018)

CW's Black Lightning poster

Genres: Action | Sci-Fi | Comic base

Rating: PG-13

Release Date: January 16, 2018

Language: English




Jefferson Pierce, who retired from his superhero persona Black Lightning nine years ago after seeing the effects it had on his family, is forced to become a hero again when the rise of the local gang The One Hundred leads to increased crime and corruption in his community.

Full cast members

• Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning
• China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce
• Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce:
• Christine Adams as Lynn Pierce
• James Remar as Peter Gambi
• Damon Gupton as Henderson
• Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as Tobias Whale

Recurring Roles

• Kyanna Simone Simpson as Kiesha
• Edwina Findley as Tori Whale:
• Chantal Thuy as Grace Choi

Created by: Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil