Whereas the final seasons of the Arrowverse reveals on The CW have been pressured to finish abruptly in the course of storylines resulting from actuality of COVID halting manufacturing. In distinction to the opposite reveals, Black Lightning Season three wasn’t affected since filming was accomplished again in January. With the Arrowverse reveals set to return in 2021, manufacturing like the remainder of the leisure trade has resumed below strict well being tips. Sadly, per Variety it seems Black Lightning Season four would be the remaining season for the titular hero.
Sequence developer and govt producer Salim Akil stated in a press release:
“After we first began the ‘Black Lighting’ journey, I knew that Jefferson Pierce and his household of highly effective Black Ladies could be a singular addition to the tremendous hero style. The love that Blerds and all comedian e-book followers across the globe have proven this sequence over the previous three seasons proved what we imagined, Black Folks Need To See Themselves in all their complexities.”
Unsurprisingly Tony Isabella who created the character with Trevor von Eeden, was upset to listen to the information
Black Lightning Season 4 would be the final. Clearly, I’m devastated by this information: https://t.co/ixqZEiEJ0R
— Tony Isabella, Creator of Black Lightning (@thetonyisabella) November 20, 2020
Black Lightning isn’t the one Arrowverse present coming to an finish in 2021. Just some months in the past, it was introduced that the sixth season of Supergirl would be its last. Given the upcoming Superman and Lois spin-off series and Stargirl moving from the DC Universe streaming platform to The CW for its second season, it’s not as if The CW shall be missing DC Comics reveals anytime quickly. Nevertheless, since Black Lightning performed by Cress Williams was not solely integrated into the identical universe of the remainder of The CW Arrowverse heroes after the Disaster on Infinite Earths crossover occasion however was additionally a constitution member of the Justice League that shaped, Black Lightning’s absence will certainly be felt.
With a bit of luck, if the pilot for the Black Lightning spin-off centered on the character Painkiller will get picked up for a full season, it received’t be the final we’ve seen of town of Freeland.
The fourth and remaining season of Black Lightning is about to premiere on The CW on February 8, 2021.