DC Super Heroes in the nation’s capital! Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are set to bring together the world of comics and public service in “DC in D.C.”
During the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the aforementioned companies will team up for “DC in D.C.,” a landmark pop culture event that brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and current issues through the lens of comics and Super Heroes.
Events will take place Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series Black Lightning at the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, with a party to follow at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Black Lightning is an upcoming American television series that will air on The CW and is based on the first African-American DC Super Hero to have his own stand-alone comic title. Cress Williams will play the title role of Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning.
The event will also include a premiere screening of DC Universe’s animated movie Batman: Gotham By Gaslight. “DC in D.C.” brings together stars and producers from Warner Bros. Television’s DCTV series, as well as comic book writers and artists from DC Entertainment. They will join invited guests from politics, government service, entertainment, business, academia and more. The event will explore the intersection of comic books, culture, entertainment and enlightenment through a series of panel discussions open to the public.
Details about the events will be available at “DC in DC’s” official website.