CW’s superhero show – Black Lightning aired its first season, and that was a big hit with the fans and the critics alike. The first season was 13 episode long season which came to an exciting ending. The first season ended in April and now Black Lightning Season 2 is back again to hit us with a bolt of entertainment!
CW officially renewed the series for a second season. The Season 2 of Black Lightning will air on Tuesday, October 9 at 9/8c. The premiere of Black Lightning will be followed after the premiere of CW’s series The Flash.
Lead actor Cress Williams said that the new season would be “more hard-hitting and darker as well.” Also, he said that the season would take us more into Jennifer’s character as well. He also added that Jennifer would take her time to come to terms with her power and not like Anissa who just embraced her powers and was ready to fight crime.
The Season 2 will cast all the main characters from Season 1. The cast mainly includes – Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning, China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce, Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce / Thunder, Christine Adams as Lynn Stewart, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as Tobias Whale, Damon Gupton as Billy Henderson and James Remar as Peter Gambi.
Also, rumors were going around in fans that a Black Lightning crossover into the Arrow-verse is possible really soon but CW boss Mark Pedowitz turned down those rumors and said that its “separate situation” altogether. He also re-confirmed by saying that the Arrow-verse shows are irrelevant to Black Lightning.
The trailer for Season 2 of Black Lightning was released in San Diego Comic-Con this year. You can check out the trailer –
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