Jill Scott cast as DC villain Lady Eve in Black Lightning

The CW’s new superhero show Black Lightning has added Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Jill Scott to its cast in the role of the DC villain Lady Eve.

Deadline reports that the show’s incarnation of the character “will be the bridge between Tobias Whale (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) and a secret group of corrupt leaders. Always a consummate professional, Lady Eve presents herself in Freeland as the owner of a funeral parlor, but quickly becomes an adversary to Black Lightning.”

Scott’s previous credits include Why Did I Get Married, Steel Magnolias, and guest turns on Fringe and Being Mary Jane, while she also lent her voice to Storm in Bet’s 2010 Black Panther animated series.

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