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[11/20/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: The CW's "Black Lightning" to end after four seasons; Steven Lightfoot to run Apple's "Shantaram"; and Paul James cast in Showtime's "I Love This for You."

[11/12/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 12
Updates include: "Slasher" gets new home, season at Shudder; The CW plots "Black Lightning" spin-off series; and Casey Wilson latest tapped for Apple's "The Shrink Next Door."







PAINKILLER (CW)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/12/20 - 11/20/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
"Black Lightning" spin-off featuring Jordan Calloway's character, Khalil Payne, a man ridden with the guilt of his troubled past from his former life in Freeland City, where, as a super-enhanced killing machine known as Painkiller he was both a member of Tobias Whale's gang and a weapon of Agent Odell and the shadowy ASA
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jordan Calloway as Khalil Payne
CREW INFORMATION:
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Warner Bros. Television