'DC in D.C.' weekend to illuminate current issues through comics, including 'Black Lightning' world premiere

December 14th 2017

During the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend next month, Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are teaming up for “DC in D.C.," described as "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."

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Events are taking place from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13 at the Newseum, and the weekend will end with a world premiere screening of DC's upcoming series on The CW, Blacklightning. It'll take place in 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.

Stars and producers from Warner Bros. Television’s DCTV series, as well as comic book writers and artists from DC Entertainment, who will join invited guests from politics, government service, entertainment, business, academia and more will be at "DC in D.C."

There will be a panel with The stars of Black Lightning — Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Damon Gupton and James Remar — along with executive producers Salim Akil & Mara Brock Akil -- as well as panels with the casts and crew of other DC Entertainment shows and the staff of select DC comic books

 “DC in D.C.” will also present the premiere screening of the DC Universe animated movie Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (for ages 18+) at the Newseum.

For additional info on “DC in D.C.," visit www.DCinDC2018.com


In the coming weeks, be on the lookout for Shadow and Act's exclusive coverage behind the scenes of the show and interviews with its cast members. 

by Shadow and Act on December 14th 2017

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