Today in this article we will be talking about the “Black Lightning” SpinOff “Painkiller” Starring Jordan Calloway Set As Backdoor Pilot At The CW. Black Lightning is an American black superhero action drama television series. It is based on the American comic book “Black Lightning” which was published by DC Comics and created by Trevor Von Eeden and Tony Isabella. It is developed by Salim Akil and produced by Robert West along with his executive producers under production companies like Akil Productions, Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, and DC Entertainment.
As of now, the total three seasons have been out of this series. The first season was released on 16th January 2018 with a total of 13 episodes whereas the second was released on 9th October 2018 with a total of 16 episodes and the third season was released on 7th October 2019 with a total of 16 episodes. This series is distributed by Warner Bros. Television Distribution whereas it is created to air on its original network The CW.
The initial production of this series has started on 7th September 2017. On 26th June 2018, the production of the second season has started whereas, on 9th July 2019, the production of the third season started. In the year 2020, it was n news that The CW has made an announcement for the fourth season of this series. The CW has renewed the series for a fourth season in January 2020 and even they have set the release date as well. The fourth season of this series is set to be premiered on 8th February 2021 next year.
“Black Lightning” SpinOff “Painkiller” Starring Jordan Calloway Set As Backdoor Pilot At The CW
After the confirmation of the fourth season and its released date, recently The CW has made an announcement of its Spin-off. The CW was announced on 12th November 2020 about the development of the backdoor pilot for a spin-off of the character Painkiller with its original character seen in Black Lightning named “Jordan Calloway”. It was announced that Jodan Calloway will repeat his role in this spin-off as the eponymous character and this planted pilot spinoff will be written, directed and executive produced by the original developer of this series Salim Akil and it will be air as the seventh episode of the fourth season of Balck Lightning series.
Jordon Calloway is an actor and producer, we have seen in the CW series Black Lightning where he has played the role of Khalil Payne or Painkiller. Since 1st season we have seen him as a Garfield high school student having a girlfriend named Jennifer with high dreams of going to the Olympics. One day he got shot, a stray bullet severs his spine and he couldn’t able to walk, hence later he accepts the offer of Tobias who showed us a bad evil guy to walk once again and become a painkiller. For this, he receives cybernetics enhancement to make him meta strong but later he regretted the alliance of Tobias and apparently got killed by the crime boss. But later in the story, we have seen him once again in the A.S.A’s metahuman pods. Now he is keeping himself away from his beloved and trying to get away from his past. Now, we will be waiting to see the spin-off of this black superhero Black Lightning series, whose date of release is yet to finalized. For more such details, keep reading and stay tuned with us.