Cress Williams in Black Lightning

The CW’s upcoming DC Comics series Black Lightning won’t be connected to the Arrowverse (at least at first), and showrunner Salim Akil explains the reasons behind that decision. When the new series was first announced as a potential show for FOX, it was assumed that the adventures of Jefferson Pierce would be like Gotham to its DC Comics-inspired cousins on The CW: tangentially related, but not connected in any tangible way. That made sense, as inter-network crossovers have yet to become a thing, but as soon as Black Lightning made the almost inevitable move to the home of Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends ...

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Here’s Why Black Lightning Isn’t Part of the Arrowverse

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