Nafessa Williams Archives

DC Pride #1: Massive Preview of DC's Pride Month Comic
Javicia Leslie (Batwoman aka Ryan Wilder), Matt Ryan (John Constantine), Nicole Maines (Dreamer aka Nia Nal), Matt Bomer (Negative Man aka Larry Trainor), and Nafessa Williams (Thunder aka Anissa Pierce) all reflect on the characters they portray and talk about the impact their roles have made on themselves personally, and on fans who might have[...]
'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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM94-HPSn58 Did 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-1 { margin:[...]
'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]
It's a pretty packed episode! 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 — © 2019 The[...]
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[...]
Equinox
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[...]
Shadow of Death
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[...]