Who Should Play Black Lightning in Live Action?

#1 Posted by Captain13 (3565 posts) - - Show Bio

Who Should Play Black Lightning in Live Action?

#2 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (12662 posts) - - Show Bio

Will Smith. One of my favorite actors ever and I think he did really well in Hancock. But this is also subject to change because I wanna come back to this.

#3 Posted by Superdork (914 posts) - - Show Bio
Idris Elba
#4 Posted by Pauldro (127 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Jai White

OR even Michael Ealy

#5 Posted by The_Tree (7987 posts) - - Show Bio

I've really been liking Anthony Mackie a lot lately, and I think he'd be a good fit.

#6 Posted by fodigg (6136 posts) - - Show Bio
#7 Edited by Superdork (914 posts) - - Show Bio

@fodigg: No offense to Tyrese, but he's never really come across as particularly intelligent--which is important to Jeff's character since he's a school reformer.

@Pauldro said:

Michael Ealy

Michael is awesome. Especially when he played Darwyn Al Sayeed on Sleeper Cell.

@The_Tree said:

I've really been liking Anthony Mackie a lot lately, and I think he'd be a good fit.

Good choice for a younger Jeff Pierce.

#8 Posted by fodigg (6136 posts) - - Show Bio

@Superdork said:

@fodigg: No offense to Tyrese, but he's never really come across as particularly intelligent--which is important to Jeff's character since he's a school reformer.

Agreed. I'm just saying that's what we'd probably get.

#9 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

Actor Aldis hodge from the show leverage but i think he would be a great fit for black panther he is a pretty good actor.

#10 Posted by xybernauts (853 posts) - - Show Bio

I agree with ArturoCalaKayVee, I think Will Smith is the perfect actor. He's a blockbuster oscar winning actor with the physique of an Olympic champion. This is exactly what a Black Lightning movie needs.

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