The new superhero of DC Comics that jumps to the small screen from the next January 16. The breakthrough presents not only the protagonist, but also the superhero’s daughters who also seem to have superpowers.
The new clip released by The CW, of just half a minute, presents fleeting shots of Jefferson Pierce, a character played by Cress Williams, in his daily life and also dressed in his Black Lightning costume.
But undoubtedly the protagonism steal the two daughters of the hero, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain), who discover they have super powers and prepare to face any danger.
The series will be centered on the character created by Tony Isabella and Trevor von Eeden in the late 70s. An African-American man who in his youth was the feared Black Lightning, a metahumano that controls electricity, now returns to save his family from crime.
The creators of Black Lightning are Mara Brock Akil and Salim and along with Cress Williams, China Anne McClain.