Black Lightning to End with Season 4

In some news I didn’t see coming is that Black Lightning is ending with it’s fourth season. This is some shocking news since last week we’ve learned that Chantal Thuy who plays Grace Choi was promoted to a series regular going forward. I don’t know how I feel about this happening at all. I’ve come to enjoy the Pierce family and the cultural impact it had on the Black community so this show will be missed. To quote Salim Akil, executive producer on this series ” “When we first started…

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Black Lightning “Painkiller” Set To Get his Own Spinoff Series

Black Lightning is getting a spin-off series with The CW developing a backdoor pilot around Painkiller. That’s right, Painkiller will star Jordan Calloway reprising his role as the character. The backdoor pilot will be the seventh episode of Black Lightning season four. We do know that Salim Akil will be writing, executive producing, and directing this episode. It makes sense given that he knows the character best from a writing stand point. Continuing from there we have the synopsis for the upcoming episode that will be our pilot. “Calloway plays…

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Black Lightning Renewed for Season 4

Happy Tuesday heroes, as we have made it into the new year, and starting it off with some good news! Today, it has been confirmed that Black Lightning has been renewed for season four and I could not be happier about it. Black Lightning has its own swagger when it comes to how it presents superheroes in its world. It does not appeal to some people who watch other CW shows, but I am so grateful that this show will be getting another season. I am looking forward to the Pierce…

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RJ Cyler Joins Black Lightning Cast

Happy Wednesday heroes, recently we have learned that former Power Rangers actor, RJ Cyler will be joining Black Lightning this season. RJ Cyler will be playing Todd Green, who has been described as followed thanks to Deadline: The gangly and awkward tech genius who’s passed over for a research grant. He doesn’t take it well, until he gets an offer to join Tobias Whale (Jones). I find it interesting that he will be playing a similar character to Billy Cranston the Blue Ranger, who is also a tech genius in his own…

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Sofia Vassilieva Joins Black Lightning S2

Coming at you with some casting news, we’ve learned that Sofia Vassilieva will be coming to Freeland this fall. She will be playing the DC Comics character Looker. Showrunner Salim Akil had this to say about Looker who is a character that has had different incarnations over the years. “It’s really going to be interesting, the way we approach that story…. I think people will enjoy it, but also be challenged by it.” -Akil   So I have to say I’m excited to see where Black Lightning will go this…

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