Well, the DC fans know that Black Lightning is currently airing its fourth installment right now. It is a superhero drama, and Salim Akil has developed the show. The first season of Black Lightning came out back on the 16th of January 2018. Tye characters employed in this show, as well as the main lead, are designed by Tony Isabella as well as Trevor Von Eeden. Actor Cress Williams stars as Black Lightning along with China Anne McClain. He acknowledges the main protagonist comes back to his prior self of living in the form of a superhero. The entire plot is based upon the consequences that come on himself as well as the family because of his terrific activities. The series was first put into the development phase by Fox.
Later in February of 2017, we witnessed that Fox passed this project over, but The CW readily accepted it and ordered a new script for the pilot. All this while, the fourth and the final season of the show came out to air on the network back on the 8th of February 2021. The lead character is again Jefferson Pierce, also known as Black Lightning. A variety of companies have produced this show. We have Berlanti Productions as well as Akil Productions and Warner Brother Television, and even DC Entertainment contributing their bits to the show. The timeline of Black Lightning season 4 is set in The Arrowverse. It also shares its bond with the other television series of the franchise. This installment was ordered back in January of 2020.
As for the plot of the show, we tail around Jefferson. He has now taken up a job as a high school counselor. As for his other job, he is a Black Lightning, superhero. The man resides in Freeland and fights off crime in that place. The series is quite popular among DC fans these days. The first reason behind it being the popularity of the show and the second one being the fact that it has talented cast members. The list includes actor Cress Williams reprising the role of Jefferson Pierce, also known as Black Lightning.
Then we have China Anne McClain, who enacts the character of Jennifer Pierce, also known as Lightning. Nafessa Williams does the part of Anissa Pierce, also known as Thunder. Christine Adams reprises the role of Lynn Stewart. Marvin Krondon Jones III enacts the character of Tobias Whale. Jordan Calloway does the part of Khalil Payne, also known as Painkiller. Chantal Thuy reprises the role of Grace Choi. Then we have James Remar enacting the character of Peter Gambi.
Black Lightning Season 4 Episode 2 – Recap and Release Date
Back in Black Lightning season 4, episode 1, the story starts after 1 year since we saw the Markovians invading Freeland. We see that Jefferson Pierce is at the grave of Bill Henderson, and he is narrating everything that has happened to his father Alvin. On his way back home, he stops by and protects a black teenager who was getting tortured by some of the white police officers. The episode is titled ‘Book of Reconstruction Chapter One: Collateral Damage’. All this while, Peter Gambi sets on to erase the footage shot in the traffic camera after Black Lightning eliminates the memory of this event from the mind of those police officers. Even in this season, we witness that Grace Choi is still in a coma.
Also, as Henderson has now died, we see that Mayor Billy Blank has to appoint someone new in the place left vacant by him. This is why he appoints Ana Lopez in the form of a new chief of police. On the other hand, Lightning, along with Thunder, bust the drug drops that 100 has, and this is why Lala retaliates. Chief Lopez, as well as Detective Hassan Shakur, goes on to meet Jefferson. Actually, at the scene of this incident, they happen to recognize the trace of his license plate. Black Lightning season 4 episode 2 is called ‘The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter Two’ and is scheduled to release on The CW on the 15th of February 2021.