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[09/08/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 8
Updates include: J.J. Abrams, Meryl Streep to team for adaptation of Nathan Hill's "The Nix"; David Mackenzie to helm USA's "Damnation"; and Aasif Mandvi, Maya Kazan among latest cast in "World's End" at TBS.

[09/01/16 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 1
Updates include: Lifetime pulls the plug on "Devious Maids"; Jeremy Davies boards "American Gods" at Starz; and Marque Richardson among latest cast in Netflix's "Dear White People."







BLACK LIGHTNING (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/1/16 - 9/8/16
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
put pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
pilot production commitment, awaiting green light
DESCRIPTION:
small screen take on the DC Comics hero: Jefferson Pierce, who hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning
CREW INFORMATION:
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Mara Brock Akil as CRTR/EP
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Akil Productions
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television