Well, all the fans of Black Lightning should rejoice right now because The CW has some good news for you. Painkiller is the spin-off series for Black Lightning and the Network has now gone on to order a pilot for this upcoming show. It is actually a rooted Black Lightning spinoff episode that will accompany the fourth installment of the parent show. Jordan Calloway is again going to hit the set while reprising his usual role. All this while, we also have Salim Akil who is quite popular in the cinematic industry for various other projects.
He is scheduled to write the show and serve as the executive producer also. The iconic man is also set to direct the pilot episode of Painkiller. This forthcoming series is based on the characters that are created by DC. They are Tony Isabella along with Eddie Newell. the story of this tale revolves entirely around Khalil Payne. He is quite a young fellow who has troubles from his past self. His former life was situated in Freeland City. Painkiller used to be a super targeting killing machine. He also was a weapon of Agent Odell as well as the secretive ASA.
Black Lightning Spinoff Painkiller ― What is the show about?
Khalil, in this upcoming tale, will try very hard to bury stuff from his past. He attempts to hide the darker as well as the devastatingly lethal persona of his life as a Painkiller. He even has gone away from everyone he knows and cares about and moved to Akshahic Valley. The character does this to find some sort of peace in his life. But, it is very common that men like him with huge pasts do not get some easily.
Well, later in the scenes, his super destructive past collides with his fresh start. thus, we will witness him getting pushed back into these action threats, and here, he come up with a new mission. His brand new goal is to get justice exactly at the place wherein his past he carried out some punishment process. But well, in order to do so, the character also has to make peace with all his harness as well as the darker side he once used to have.
Calloway in other roles!
We have seen Calloway in the show of Black Lightning since the first installment dropped out. In his initial days, he used to be in a recurring role. But later, we saw his character moving up to one of the main casts after the second season came to an end. Previously, we have seen the actor on various other shows such as the hit CW drama called Riverdale. He also has shared appearances on television dramas such as Unfabulous, The House of Lies, The Mick, and ER.
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