Black Lightning WonderCon 2018 Round Table Interview: Writer Lamont Magee

The first season of The CW’s new hit DC series Black Lightning is about to come to a conclusion with two remaining episodes. To get ready for that, Black Lightning Podcast joined fellow reporters at WonderCon this year to chat with the writers of the series as they break down the process of writing the Pierce family and more.

One of the great writers we spoke with was Lamont Magee as he discussed what is coming in the remaining episodes of Season 1 and more. Some of the highlights that he spoke about include:

-Whether or not DC heroes who have been namedropped on Black Lightning exists in the world of Freeland

-Which of the characters that Lamont connects with when writing the episodes

-The process of writing for Marvin “Krondon” Jones’ Tobias Whale

-The calm before the storm in the remaining episodes of Season 1

-Whether or not the A.S.A. will be concluded in Season 1 or if it will carry into Season 2

“The Resurrection and the Light: The Book of Pain” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

RETURN OF THE WHALE – Tobias (Marvin Jones III) returns to Freeland. He is tasked to capture – not kill – Black Lightning (Cress Williams) with the help of an unexpected source. After a battle of epic proportions, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) provide surprising aid. Christine Adams, Damon Gupton and James Remar also star. The episode was written by Jan Nash & Adam Giaudrone and directed by Oz Scott (#112). Original airdate 4/10/2018.

Black Lightning Season 1 airs Tuesday nights at 9/8c on The CW! Make sure to follow Lamont on Twitter @LamontMagee!

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