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"Black Lightning" Star Cress Williams Confirms "Crisis" Crossover Appearance

Now, series star Cress Williams (Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning) has taken to Instagram to confirm some earlier reporting with a post that's sure to make the wait for "Crisis" near-impossible to bear:https://www.instagram.com/p/B0tZlDFJpNl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link...and just in case the post gets removed:[caption id="attachment_1069500" align="alignnone" width="959"] C[...]


'Black Lightning' Season 2, Episode 16 "The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega" – Family United? [PREVIEW]

Lastly, Tobias (Marvin Jones III) makes a major move to cripple Freeland and kill Black Lightning (Cress Williams), requiring our superhero family to step up like never before Nafessa Williams and Damon Gupton also star Salim Akil directed the episode written by Charles D Holland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM94-HPSn58Did you really think we were going to stop there, Black[...]

'Black Lightning' Season 2, Episode 15 "The Book of the Apocalypse: The Alpha" Review: Rules Broken [SPOILERS]

Lastly, Jefferson (Cress Williams) tries to install a superhero code for his metahuman offspring, but Jennifer (China Anne McClain) insists on taking revenge on Tobias (Marvin Jones III) for her boyfriend’s death Damon Gupton and James Remar also star Salim Akil directed the episode written by Jan Nash. [caption id="attachment_999293" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Black Lightning -- "The[...]

'Black Lightning' Season 2, Episode 14 "The Book of Secrets: Original Sin": It Was a Good, Bad Day [Spoiler Review]

What purpose, you ask? Well, let's talk about it.https://youtu.be/tgUegwOg4_c Black Lightning s02e14 "The Book of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin": TROUBLE - Looking for answers, a worried Anissa (Nafessa Williams) sets out to find Grace (guest star Chantal Thuy). Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams, Damon Gupton, Marvin Jones III, Jordan Calloway and James Remar also[...]


'Black Lightning' Review: "Just and Unjust" Shows (Super) Power of Grief [SPOILERS]

Ross as Nichelle Payne and Cress Williams as Jefferson -- Photo: Bob Mahoney/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC All rights reserved[/caption]Our story starts with a bang--literally--as masked gunmen try to kidnap Lynn (Christine Adams) and Anissa (Nafessa Williams) but are foiled by Agent Odell and the ASA It seems Markovian intelligence wants[...]

Black Lightning s02e01 Recap: Tense Season Premiere, Timely Social Commentary

Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Anissa Pierce aka Thunder (Nafessa Williams) and the rest of “Team Lightning” have a lot more than a returning Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) to contend with: now that Green Light’s out in the community, the battle for Freeland’s future has gotten a lot deadlier - as[...]

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Black Lightning Season 2: Guess Who's Back? CW Offers a Reminder

Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Anissa Pierce aka Thunder (Nafessa Williams) and the rest of “Team Lightning” are going to have a lot more than a returning Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) to contend with (a threat worthy of its own season, as we've seen): now that Green Light’s out in the[...]

Black Lightning Season 2 Premiere Summary: "Team Lightning" Faces Green Light Fallout

In the newly released summary for season premiere 'The Book of Consequences: The Rise of The Green Light Babies: Chapter One,’ Jefferson Pierce aka Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Anissa Pierce aka Thunder (Nafessa Williams) and the rest of "Team Lightning" going to have a lot more than a returning Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III)[...]


Black Lightning Season 2: Nafessa Williams Talks Thunder's Role; Familiar Faces Return

Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and Thunder/Anissa Pierce (Nafessa Williams) are back keeping the streets of Freeland safe But with Green Light out in the community and Tobias Whale (Marvin "Krondon" Jones III) back and more dangerous than ever, the Pierces are going to need a little "family-friendly" help - but will Jennifer (China Anne[...]

[BREAKING] Painkiller to Become Regular Cast Member in Black Lightning Season 2 [SDCC]

Breaking out of San Diego Comic-Con, Painkiller is to become a regular cast member in Black Lightning season 2. Painkiller, played by actor Jordan Calloway, is an adaptation of a villain from Black Lightning comics. This was announced at the Warner Bros. panel at SDCC. In the first season, Painkiller, aka Khalil Payne (interestingly, the comic version of […]

Black Lightning Season 2: Will Jefferson Pierce Need a New Job?

A lot happened near the end of Black Lightning season 1, including Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) being framed for selling drugs, which led right into the season finale We don't see if he is reinstated as the principal of Garfield High.There are some other threads that were left open, like Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and her[...]

Black Lightning Season 2: Are Jefferson and Lynn Really Back Together?

By the end of season 1 of Black Lightning, it appears that Jefferson (Cress Williams) and Lynn (Christine Adams) have worked through their differences and she is more accepting of him being a superhero again, especially with both of their daughters now having powers But that may not be nearly as safe of an assumption[...]



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The CW to Rebroadcast Black Lightning Season 1 Starting Tonight

All rights reserved.[/caption]Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, 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 neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community[...]

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[...]