‘Black Lightning’ Spinoff ‘Painkiller’ Starring Jordan Calloway Set As A Backdoor Pilot


Fans of the hit CW sequence “Black Lightning” could also be excited to be taught {that a} new attainable spinoff is presently within the works, and it’ll star actor Jordan Calloway, as he reprises his position as Painkiller.

According to Deadline, the CW will air the planted pilot spinoff in the course of the upcoming fourth season of the hit sequence “Black Lightning”, which is ready to premiere in February 2021. The present’s developer and showrunner, Salim Akil, will write, produce, and direct.

Fans acquainted with the present is aware of that Jordan performs Khalil Payne, who’s the boyfriend of China McClain’s character, Jennifer Pierce/ Lightning. After getting tied up with Tobias Whale’s gang, he’s finally was his killer alter ego Painkiller, who would later be used as a weapon by the ASA.

Jordan briefly tweeted concerning the spinoff by replying to a headline with a Marshawn Lynch gif that stated “I’m thankful.”

Painkiller first appeared within the “Black Lightning” comics again in 1995 and relies on characters created for DC by Tony Isabella with Eddie Newell. The “Painkiller” spinoff is from Warner Bros Television.

Back in 2018 when “Black Lightning” first premiered on the CW, it grew to become the highest-rated premiere inside a two-year span on the CW community. At that point, the present’s premiere introduced in big numbers for the community with a powerful 0.8 ranking amongst adults 18-49 and a pair of.3 million viewers.

Since there have been extra black superheroes added to the community.

Back in July, it was introduced that Javicia Leslie had been forged as the subsequent Batwoman on the CW sequence. Making her the primary black girl to tackle the position of Batwoman on tv.


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