Jill Scott Is Lady Eve In “Black Lightning”

Grammy Award winner Jill Scott is set to take on the villainous role of Lady Eve in The CW’s “Black Lightning” series.

Scott, who provided the voice of Storm in the short-lived “Black Panther” animated series, joins rapper Krondon who was previously cast as the villain Tobias Whale.

Cress Williams stars as Jefferson Pierce, a father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school in New Orleans – a hero to his community. Nine years ago though, Pierce was a hero of a different – the superhero Black Lightning.

Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams, Damon Gupton, and James Remar co-star in the series which is expected to premiere mid-season.

Source: TV Line