BLACK LIGHTNING Season 2 Poster Promises Twice As Much High Voltage Action

The CW has shared the first official poster for Black Lightning season two, featuring our hero front-and-center alongside his high voltage family. Tobias Whale also returns to cause more trouble.

After a highly successful freshman outing, Black Lightning (Cress Williams) is back in action for a sophomore season that promises to bring twice as much high voltage heroics to The CW. 
 
While plot details remain mostly under wraps ahead of its season premiere on October 9, E! News has just debuted the first official poster, featuring Jefferson Pierce front-and-center and he's joined by Anissa (Nafessa Williams), Jennifer (China Ann McClain), Lynn (Christine Adams), and the big bad Tobias Whale (Marvin Jones III). 



Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects of the damage and loss that his alter ego was inflicting on his family, he left his Super Hero days behind and settled into being a principal and a dad. Choosing to help his city without using his superpowers, he watched his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) grow into strong young women, even though his marriage to their mother, Lynn (Christine Adams), suffered. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.

Black Lightning features:
Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning
China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce
Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce
Christine Adams as Lynn Pierce
James Remar as Peter Gambi
Damon Gupton as Henderson

Black Lightning returns with an all-new episode October 9

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