Alexander’s addition to the Black Lightning cast is yet another juicy role for the veteran actor. In the past few years, she’s appeared in OWN’s hit drama Queen Sugar, Amazon’s cop series Bosch, HBO’s Insecure, and Jordan Peele’s Academy Award-winning film, Get Out. Based on the DC Comics superhero, Black Lightning stars Cress Williams, Christine Adams, Nafessa Williams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Damon Gupton, and James Remar. It was adapted for TV by married creative duo Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil. Season two of Black Lightning returns to The CW on October 9.
Hey @blacklightning family guess who’s coming to dinner?! I’m joining the coolest super hero show w/the serious permi-tan posse! Lol! https://t.co/8ld36speTE— Erika Alexander (@EAlexTheGreat) October 4, 2018