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

Justice walks like thunder, strikes like lightning, and runs in the family.

Black Lightning Season 1
Release date
January 23 2019
Synopsis
Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, 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 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. 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.
Cast

China Anne Mcclain ... Jennifer Pierce

Christine Adams ... Lynn Pierce

Cress Williams ... Black Lightning / Jefferson Pierce

James Remar ... Peter Gambi

Marvin 'Krondon' Jones Iii ... Tobias Whale

Nafessa Williams ... Anissa Pierce / Thunder

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