‘Black Lightning’ TV Series Coming To Fox

Just about a week ago, we reported that super-producer Greg Berlanti had yet another DC Comics superhero series in the works: Black Lightning. Now, it looks like Fox has bought into the idea as the network has made a pilot production commitment for the drama.

EW reports that Fox will be playing host to Black Lightning, a series centering on one of the first African-American superheroes in comic book history.  Jefferson Pierce comes out of retirement  in order to rejoin the fight as the legendary Black Lightning.


Berlanti already has Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl on his slate, all set up at The CW, now that the latter series has moved over from CBS. Though each of those series have their own strengths and weaknesses, as well as their own sense of style and tone, what runs in common with all of them is that the creative team behind each property fully embraces the comic book history and mythology that serves as the source of inspiration for the characters and their actions.

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2 thoughts on “‘Black Lightning’ TV Series Coming To Fox

  1. Sadly I only got to one read one comic book with Black Lightning in it. It was when he alone defeated Parasite. Parasite had just beaten the JLA single-handedly. I think it was a 2007 issue.

    I look forward to this!

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