Black Lightning

(The CW, Midseason)

Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. With crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns. Based on the characters from DC.

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CAST: Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, Sarah Schechter
PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Berlanti Productions, Akil Productions, Warner Bros. Television
INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR: Warner Bros. International Television Distribution

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