The CW is less than two away from debuting its fifth DC Comics drama, with Salim and Mara Brock Akil’s Black Lightning! Despite of that, we still have information on the second episode that will air on January 23!
The network has released official promotional photos along with the episode synopsis for episode 2 titled “LaWanda: The Book of Hope” which deals with the events of the series premiere when Jefferson Pierce steps out of the shadows to become the iconic hero he once was.
“Lawanda: The Book of Hope” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)
IS HE BACK? — As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning (Cress Williams) back? Lynn Stewart (Christine Adams), noticing the changes in the community, is also left wondering. While Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) struggles with his decision, Gambi (James Remar) urges him to take up the mantle once more and return to life as Black Lightning. Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) try to deal with the aftermath of their jolting experience. Damon Gupton and Marvin Jones III also star. The episode was written by Salim Akil and directed by Oz Scott (#102). Original airdate 1/23/2018.”
Black Lightning Season 1 premieres on Tuesday, January 16 at 9/8c on The CW!
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