Filming Locations: Where is Black Lightning filmed?

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Black Lightning is the latest superhero to join the CW network channel along with Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl. The D.C. Comics African-American character is back into action to fight a local gang called the 100, after nine years retired due to impact this kind of life had on his family.

The show based in the popular DC Comics character stars, among others Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce (Prison Break, Close to Home), China Anne McClain as his younger daughter, Nafessa Williams as the older daughter and the rapper Krondon as the bad guy.

The fictional city of Freeland from Black Lightning was filmed in Atlanta and surroundings in Georgia. The way of filming this production, using many close-up shots, makes locations not stand out. However, here are some of the most relevant filming locations for the series:

Where is Freeland
The Seahorse Motel motel from the first episode is the Economy Inn in Decatur. According to Moviemaps, the alley where Black Lightning resurrects in the first episode is located south of Cone, east of Walton streets in downtown Atlanta. Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps




Where was Black Lightning filmed
At the end of the second episode, Black Lightning storms a hotel filmed in The Muse building.
Image courtesy of CW and Google Maps


Black Lightning Atlanta
Also there is a scene filmed nearby at Poplar with Chenoa and Anissa walking the street.
Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps


Black Lightning Location
Black Lightning was shooting on location in the junction of Joseph E. Lowery Blvd and Joseph E. Boone Blvd.
Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps


Black Lightning City
The march on the third episode goes by Mitchell and Forsyth St in Atlanta, where is located the giant Crocodile graffiti. Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps




Where is Black Lightning set
Lady Eve's red and white mansion is the Neogothic-Tudor style Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
Image courtesy of The CW and Dawn DeLucia - Map


Black Lightning film location

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3 comments

  1. Was the skating rink the Cascade?

    And Tobias’ sister drove near Georgia state and the Rialto.

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  2. Also, Anissa shopped for her superhero costume at Clothing Warehouse in Little Five Points.

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  3. When he first attempts to fly, he’s downtown - the Skyview and Centennial Tower are shown.

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