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It is announced that a Black Lightning live-action TV series is currently in development by CW’s DC show runner Greg Berlanti. The Game creator Mara Brock Akil and her husband Salim Akil are writing the pilot.
The plot will resolve around Jefferson Pierce, a retired superhero who’s pulled back into his costume after his daughter is recruited into a local gang.
It’s also stated that Warner Bros. have been developing a Black Lightning series for well over a year already.