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Black Lightning Season 1 – Episode 1 Photos: “Dark Matter Of My Brain”
29 Nov. 2017

Black Lightning Season 1 – Episode 1 Photos: “Dark Matter Of My Brain”


We’re less than two months away from the epic series premiere of The CW’s next DC Comics drama, Black Lightning! While we don’t have the official episode description for the pilot, The CW has released episode photos from “Dark Matter of My Brain”! The premiere, which is set to debut on January 16, reveals our […]

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Black Lightning Podcast Season 0- Episode 1: The Second Lituation
31 Oct. 2017

Black Lightning Podcast Season 0- Episode 1: The Second Lituation


Welcome to episode one of  Black Lightning Podcast Season Zero. On this installment of the podcast, the hosts, Britney Monae, Constance Gibbs, Clement Bryant, and Dorian Parks (makes his official debut on the podcast) return with casting news and their knowledge of Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil’s careers. The hosts share their excitement for […]

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Chantal Thuy Cast On Black Lightning As DC Comics’ Grace Choi
30 Oct. 2017

Chantal Thuy Cast On Black Lightning As DC Comics’ Grace Choi


Chantal Thuy (Madam Secretary, Pretty Little Liars) is heading to Black Lightning! Variety broke the news today that Thuy is set to recur as DC Comics’ Grace Choi, who will be quite close with one of the Pierces! Warner Bros. TV and The CW describes the show’s take on Grace as follows: “Grace Choi, a […]

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Edwina Findley Cast As Tobias Whale’s Sister On Black Lightning
12 Oct. 2017

Edwina Findley Cast As Tobias Whale’s Sister On Black Lightning


Tobias Whale’s sister is coming to Black Lightning! Deadline reports that Edwina Findley (If Loving You) is set to recur as Tori, sister of Krondon’s Tobias Whale in the first season of the upcoming DC drama. Warner Bros. TV and The CW describes Tori as follows: “Tori, the beautiful and cunning younger sister to Tobias […]

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Black Lightning Adds Kyanna Simone Simpson in Recurring Role
26 Sep. 2017

Black Lightning Adds Kyanna Simone Simpson in Recurring Role


Deadline reports actress Kyanna Simone Simpson, known for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, has joined the cast of the CW’s upcoming superhero show, Black Lightning, as a recurring character. Simpson is set to play Kiesha, the best friend of Jennifer Pierce (China Ann McClain), Jefferson’s daughter. The two attend Garfield High School together, and Kiesha […]

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DC Comics Announces New Black Lightning Comic Series
18 Aug. 2017

DC Comics Announces New Black Lightning Comic Series


While we still have a couple of months to wait till the new Black Lightning live-action series debuts on The CW, new and old fans of the character will soon be able to enjoy a new comic run by Tony Isabella, co-creator of Jefferson Pierce! DC Comics announced today that Isabella and artist Clayton Henry, […]

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Black Lightning Podcast Season 0 – Episode 0: The First Lituation
10 Aug. 2017

Black Lightning Podcast Season 0 – Episode 0: The First Lituation


Welcome to episode zero of the Black Lightning Podcast! On this installment of the podcast, three of the four hosts, Britney Monae, Constance Gibbs, and Clement Bryant introduce themselves to the listeners, with guest-host Andy Behbakht (from The Flash Podcast) filling in for Dorian Parks (who will be on the next episode!). Throughout the episode, the hosts […]

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Marvin Krondon Jones Joins Black Lightning As Tobias Whale
10 Aug. 2017

Marvin Krondon Jones Joins Black Lightning As Tobias Whale


Every great hero needs a great villain and that is certainly the case for Black Lightning when it premieres on The CW next year. It has been announced that musical artist Krondon (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) has landed the role of Tobias Whale, the iconic Black Lightning big bad for the first season. For hardcore […]

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Black Lightning SDCC 2017 Round Table Interview: Nafessa Williams Previews Season 1
05 Aug. 2017

Black Lightning SDCC 2017 Round Table Interview: Nafessa Williams Previews Season 1


Black Lightning will be coming to The CW next year as Jefferson Pierce joins the network as the latest superhero for Warner Bros. TV. Black Lightning had a big presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con where cast and producers revealed what we can expect in the first season of the series. Black Lightning Podcast/DC […]

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