BLACK LIGHTNING

PrintE-mail

Title: BLACK LIGHTNING

Creator: SALIM AKIL, MARA BROCK AKIL

Starring: CRESS WILLIAMS, CHINA ANNE MCCLAIN, NAFESSA WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE ADAMS

Premiere Date: TBC

Trailer #1

Synopsis

Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects of the damage and loss that his alter ego was inflicting on his family, he left his Super Hero days behind and settled into being a principal and a dad. Choosing to help his city without using his superpowers, he watched his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) grow into strong young women, even though his marriage to their mother, Lynn (Christine Adams), suffered. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.

SHARE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW OR ON TWITTER @STARBURST_MAG


FROM AROUND THE WEB:



scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Other articles in Trailer Park

GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 7 22 June 2017

ANNABELLE: CREATION 20 June 2017

MARVEL VS. CAPCOM: INFINITE 13 June 2017

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN 13 June 2017

FLATLINERS 13 June 2017

STAR WARS: BATTLEFRONT II 12 June 2017

BLACK PANTHER 10 June 2017

ECHOES OF THE PASSED 10 June 2017

THE MIST 06 June 2017

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS 01 June 2017

- Entire Category -

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner