The CW has started working on their newest spinoff titled ‘Painkiller’. The spinoff is from the show ‘Black Lightning’. The role of Khalil Payne aka Painkiller will be reprised by actor Jordan Calloway. The pilot will be a backdoor pilot and will play as the seventh episode of the fourth season on ‘Black Lightning’.
The spinoff will focus on the past of Kahili Payne. Walking through how in Kahlil’s past he was a killing machine and a part of a gang. The episodes will show Kahlil’s journey with the guilt he feels because of his past actions. After Kahlil leaves the gang, he moves to Akashic where his past and present lives start to clash.