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While studios continuously mine their archives for profitable content, the driving forces behind Black Lightning are Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the husband-and-wife team responsible for such hits as The CW and BET's The Game, The CW's Girlfriends and BET's Being Mary Jane.
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Who writes the script for Black Lightning?
In 2021 Keli was announced as a writer and producer on And Just Like That, the reboot of the classic series, Sex and the City. Before that, she worked on the groundbreaking comedy Twenties, created by Lena Waithe, and spent two years writing for the CW Network's Black Lightning, based on the DC Comics superhero.
Who is the producer of Black Lightning?
Salim Akil is an American film and television producer, director, and screenwriter from Oakland, California. He developed the television series Black Lightning based on a DC comics character of the same name. He is a co-founder of Akil Productions which he founded with his wife Mara Brock Akil.
Are Black Lightning Writers black?
In order to have an "authentic black voice" for its setting and characters, Black Lightning utilizes a predominantly African-American writing staff.
When was the character Black Lightning created?
Black Lightning
First appearance
Black Lightning #1 (April 1977)
Created by
Tony Isabella Trevor Von Eeden
In-story information
Alter ego
Jefferson "Jeff" Pierce
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