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The CW to Rebroadcast Black Lightning Season 1 Starting Tonight

The series also stars Christine Adams, Nafessa Williams, China Ann McClain, James Remar, Damon Gupton and Marvin "Krondon" Jones III.Black Lightning is being re-aired on Thursdays at 9 p.m ET on the CW. If you haven't watched the first season of Black Lightning, you really should[...]

The CW Releases Black Lightning Season 2 Image, Season 1 Sizzle Reel

Included on the stage were Cress Williams, who plays Jefferson Pierce, aka Black Lightning; Christina Adams, who plays Lynn Pierce; Nafessa Williams, who plays Anissa Pierce, aka Thunder; China Ann McClain, who plays Jennifer Pierce, aka Lightning; and Marvin "Krondon" Jones III, who plays Tobias Whale.[caption id="attachment_850199" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The CW Network's 2018 Upfront Presentation at New[...]


Black Lightning Season 1: Tobias Gets Help from an Unexpected Source

We are nine episodes into the first season of Black Lightning, and while the season is a short 13 episodes, they put so much into each episode it feels like more.We've already met and gotten to know Jefferson (Cress Williams), set up the street politics of Freeland, met Gambi (James Remar) and Henderson (Damon Gupton)[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: The Book of Little Black Lies

It started off with following up on last week’s reveal of Jennifer (China Ann McClain) having powers She’s upset so Anissa (Nafessa Williams) shows her she’s Thunder and reveals that Jefferson (Cress Williams) is Black Lightning Jennifer responds to this poorly, feeling like her family has been lying to her She runs off to be[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: The Book of Revelations

When Jennifer (China Ann McClain) sees a friend of hers fall and almost get hurt, it triggers her lightning powers -- something she is able to do again at home after some trial and error She does the smart thing -- she goes and tells Anissa.And while we spent no time with Tobias (Marvin 'Krondon'[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Anissa and Jennifer Are on Very Different Paths

All rights reserved.[/caption]Earlier today we ran an article that showed a new promo trailer for Black Lightning, and it has a spoiler about Jennifer Pierce (China Ann McClain) and when she might follow her comic book counterpart and get super powers Since the series showed us pretty early that Anissa (Nafessa Williams) was getting the[...]


Black Lightning Season 1: Big Time Spoilers in New Promo Trailer

Anissa (Nafessa Williams) becomes Thunder and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) becomes Lightning We've seen Anissa with her powers of super-strength and invulnerability, she's put on a costume a few times and even took on Black Lightning, which lead to her finding out about her father and to their friend Gambi (James Remar) starting to make[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Jennifer Has Some Serious Things to Consider

The girls were kidnapped because Jennifer (China Ann McClain) went to the wrong club and hung with the wrong person, and Anissa (Nafessa Williams) got involved because of her sister And when they chose to get involved with the protest march, again, that was their choice and nothing to do with who their father was.[caption[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: The Cast Reacts to Black Lightning in Action

All rights reserved.[/caption]In the video below, called Couch Reactions, the Pierce family — Jefferson, Lynn (Christine Adams), Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) react to the scene as themselves, not the characters Then they ask Cress his favorite parts of being a superhero.. they have to stop him from giving away spoilers though[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: And the Devil Brought the Plague

Jennifer (China Ann McClain) goes skating and is looking to have some fun when a couple girls from another schools track team start giving her grief She comments back and they want to fight The other girl swings first, but Jennie defends herself extremely well, taking both girls down and breaking the first girl's wrist[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Jennifer Gets in Trouble for Defending Herself

Now it looks like Jennifer (China Ann McClain) is starting to come into her own She doesn't have the strength of Thunder, the name Anissa evenutally uses.. but Jennifer has super speed and takes the name Lightning It may be why she was able to take on the two girls so easily.[caption id="attachment_792318" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: China Ann McClain Talks Jennifer's Choices

It's also a show about his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) coming of age and learning of their own powers And while Anissa's story has been focused on her new abilities, Jennifer's has been about growing up, getting her first boyfriend, and dealing with the violence in the city She was[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Cast Talks About Coming Together as a Family

Now, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) is showing signs of having powers and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) will later in the season.Being a show about basically a superhero family, the connections between the actors have to feel real According to the cast, they quickly became a family, some bonding as early as during auditions The new video[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: China Anne McClain Talks Jennifer Pierce

As we get closer to the series premiere of Black Lightning, the CW is upping the promotion and today we get a new video featuring actress China Anne McClain who will be playing Jennifer Pierce. The 19-year-old actress is playing the 16-year-old daughter of Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), the former superhero Black Lightning. In the […]