The CW network is bidding a farewell to their popular superhero series #BlackLightning as they announce the fourth and final season set to air in 2021!
According to E News the CW made the official announcement on Friday while forwarding details of the scheduled final premier date of February 2021.
The series depicts the life of a Black high school principal that fights crime at night as the ultimate superhero played Cress Williams.
The show is highly celebrated for its groundbreaking history as the very first DC superhero series lead by an all Black cast.
Reports read that reasons behind the cancellation haven’t been provided at this time.
The series show runner Salim Akil took to social media on Friday to say, “When we first started the Black Lighting journey, I knew that Jefferson Pierce and his family of powerful Black Women would be a unique addition to the super hero genre.
He continues, “The love that Blerds and all comic book fans around the globe have shown this series over the past three seasons proved what we imagined, Black People Want To See Themselves in all their complexities.”
“Thank you to the phenomenal cast, writers and crew without whom none of this would’ve been possible. I’m incredibly proud of the work we’ve been able to do and the moments we’ve been able to create in bringing DC’s first African-American family of super heroes to life for the culture.”