Black Lightning (2018– )

TV Series   |  TV-14   |    |  Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Season 2 Premiere
Tuesday, October 9

Episode Guide
Black Lightning (2018) Poster

A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.




  • Cress Williams in Black Lightning (2018)
  • Cress Williams and China Anne McClain in Black Lightning (2018)
  • James Remar in Black Lightning (2018)
  • Cress Williams in Black Lightning (2018)
  • Christine Adams and Cress Williams in Black Lightning (2018)
  • James Remar in Black Lightning (2018)

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Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast


Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil

Did You Know?


At 47 years old, Cress Williams (Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning) is the second oldest actor to make his debut appearance as a superhero in a live-action production. The oldest is Ron Perlman, who was 54 when he played the title character in Hellboy (2004).

Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros and DC logos are charged with lightning.


Plot Summary


Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

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