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Black Lightning: Jordan Calloway on "Painkiller" Difference; BL Return
Black Lightning viewers may be saying goodbye to the series after four seasons, but they're also getting a chance to check out the show's future with Monday night's episode "Painkiller"- a backdoor spinoff pilot for Jordan Calloway's Khalil Payne aka Painkiller In the episode, Khalil attempts to start a new life and to keep his[...]
Black Lightning S04E07 Preview: Can Khalil Conrol His Painkiller Side?
While the story of Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) looks to be ending (for now) with the current fourth and final season of The CW's Black Lightning, its legacy could live on in Jordan Calloway's Khalil Payne aka Painkiller So when the series returns on Monday, April 12, viewers will find Khalil attempting to start a[...]
Black Lightning -- Image Number: BLK_CW2021_1080x1350_PAINKILLER.jpg -- Pictured: Jordan Calloway as Khalil/Painkiller -- Photo: The CW -- 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
On Tuesday, they also learned who would be joining Jordan Calloway's Painkiller during the episode (and onto the series if it gets a go-ahead)- with Sibongile Mlambo (Roswell, New Mexico), Alexander Hodge (Insecure), and James Roch (The Night Shift) joining the Salim Akil-written, directed, and executive-produced chapter (Deadline Hollywood first reported, exclusively) Described as a "strikingly[...]
Black Lightning -- Image Number: BLK_CW2021_1080x1350_PAINKILLER.jpg -- Pictured: Jordan Calloway as Khalil/Painkiller -- Photo: The CW -- 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
And while viewers still await word on the Green Arrow and the Canaries pilot, the network announced on Thursday that it was developing a backdoor pilot for a Black Lightning spinoff built around Jordan Calloway's Painkiller character The backdoor pilot will be the seventh episode of the upcoming fourth season, with Black Lightning showrunner Salim Akil[...]
'Black Lightning' Season 2, Episode 15 "The Book of the Apocalypse: The Alpha" Review: Rules Broken [SPOILERS]
CT on CW, and make sure to join us next week for our thoughts on next episode "The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega": https://youtu.be/5PFcMS97Ig4Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Black Lightning 2×16 Promo "The Omega" (HD) Season 2 Episode 16 Promo Season Finale (https://youtu.be/5PFcMS97Ig4) CW's Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning, Nafessa Williams as Anissa[...]
'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[...]
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Struggling with his new life as Painkiller, Kahlil (Jordan Calloway) pays a visit to Jennifer (China Anne McClain) in hopes of mending things Meanwhile, Tobias (Marvin Jones III) continues to enact his plan Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Damon Gupton, and James Remar also star Oz Scott directed the episode written by Charles D Holland Black Lightning[...]
Black Lightning Season 2 Premiere Summary: "Team Lightning" Faces Green Light Fallout
Robert Townsend, Bill Duke, and Angela Rye guest star. Black Lightning s0202 – 'The Book of Consequences: The Rise of The Green Light Babies: Chapter Two' Black Lightning s0203 – 'The Book of Consequences: The Rise of The Green Light Babies: Chapter Three' Black Lightning s0204 – 'The Book of Consequences: The Rise of The Green Light Babies:[...]
[BREAKING] Painkiller to Become Regular Cast Member in Black Lightning Season 2 [SDCC]
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 the character was never given a real name), was the boyfriend of Black Lightning/Jefferson Pierce's daughter, Jennifer Pierce[...]
Black Lightning Season 1: Turns Out that Khalil Payne is Actually the Villain [Spoiler]
Khalil Payne is a villain from the comics, more specifically a villain from the Black Lightning comics… Painkiller. How do we know he's Painkiller? It says it in the photo description released by the CW. Black Lightning — " Shadow of Death: The Book of War" — Image BLK113c_0061b.jpg — Pictured: Jordan Calloway as Khalil/Painkiller — Photo:[...]