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

Nafessa Williams and Damon Gupton also star Salim Akil directed the episode written by Charles D Holland you really think we were going to stop there, Black Lightning fans? Here's a look at the official images for this week's second-season finale of CW's Black Lightning, "The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega":[gallery columns="2"[...]

'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. 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]

It's a pretty packed episode![caption id="attachment_982541" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Black Lightning -- "The Book of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just and Unjust" -- Image BLK212b_0315b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Nafessa Williams as Anissa, Christine Adams as Lynn, China Anne McClain as Jennifer, Yolanda T Ross as Nichelle Payne and Cress Williams as Jefferson -- Photo: Bob Mahoney/The CW[...]

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[...]


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[...]

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

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 possible relationship with Grace Choi (Chantal Thuy) And, of course, there were a lot of villains in the first season, but with Lady Eve (Jill Scott), Martin Proctor[...]

Nafessa Williams Wants More Love Life in Black Lightning Season 2

The first season of Black Lightning focused a lot on the family and both Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) getting their powers But the series also introduced the character of Grace Choi (Chantal Thuy), another hero from the comics who is in a romantic relationship with Thunder They set up the possibility[...]

Greg Berlanti Moderates Arrowverse Panel for OUT@WB, Celebrating Pride Month

Terrific on Arrow, Nafessa Williams (Anissa Pierce, aka Thunder on Black Lightning), Caity Lotz (Sara Lance), Jes Macallan (Ava Sharpe on DC's Legends of Tomorrow), and Keiynan Lonsdale (Wally West / Kid Flash on The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow) The only Arrowverse show not represented was Supergirl.One side note, once again Black Lightning is included in[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Extended Trailer for Season Finale

Both of Jefferson's daughters turn out to have powers -- Anissa (Nafessa Williams) becomes the city's second costumed hero, Thunder, while Jennifer (China Anne McClain) doesn't see her abilities as a gift And they discover that the children affected by the ASA experiment years ago are still alive and being held in canisters somewhere in[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: New Clip Shows Black Lightning and Thunder in Action

All rights reserved.[/caption]The clip below is a little spoilery in that it tells us that the kids in the tank that Gambi (James Remar) discovered last episode and that we've seen in the trailer for tonight that Thunder (Nafessa Williams) finds have been moved But the scene has me wondering just how much training have[...]

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

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

Being framed for the murder of Lady Eve (Jill Scott) and the cops with a shoot-to-kill mindset, Jefferson (Cress Williams) decides to take Anissa (Nafessa Williams) with him as part of her training to try to clear his name This is the main story of the episode as they go to check out the bodies[...]

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

Since the series showed us pretty early that Anissa (Nafessa Williams) was getting the powers and costume of Thunder, it was a pretty safe assumption that at some point Jennifer was going to power up as Lightning.They've done a great job in the series of establishing the family dynamics and just how different the two[...]


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[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Peter Gambi is Already Designing Thunder's Suit

And while it may or may not debut during tonight's new Black Lightning, we know that Peter Gambi (James Remar) is already working on the designs for Anissa (Nafessa Williams) to suit up as Thunder And since the clip below has Gambi talking with Lynn (Christine Adams) about the suit he's making and how it[...]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: 'Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder'

They appear to be done, but Khalil is getting closer with Tobias Whale (Marvin "Krondon" Jones III), who appears to have plans for the young man.Anissa (Nafessa Williams) continues to dig into her grandfather's work and get involved with activism A protest against a civil war statue leads to the murder of one of the[...]