‘Black Lightning’ Finds Lead: Cress Williams Is Jefferson In CW Pilot | Deadline

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Williams co-starred on the CW/WBTV small-town drama series Hart of Dixie for its entire four-season run. He also recently recurred on the CBS medical drama Code Black. Williams is repped by APA and manager Sinclair Jones.

I like him as an actor so it will be cool to see him in a lead role.