Chantal Thuy, who recently appeared in Madam Secretary and Pretty Little Liars, has been cast in The CW’s coming series Black Lightning. She will be taking on the role of Grace. According to Variety, it will be a recurring role throughout the show’s first season.
Grace Choi was created by Judd Winick and Tom Raney. She first appeared in Outsiders Vol. 3 #1. In the show, Grace will be the love interest of Anissa Pierce (Nafessa Williams), the daughter of the show’s titular Black Lightning, and a metahuman with the power to control her own density and produce shockwaves just by stomping her foot.
Debuting in 2018, Black Lightning is a production of Berlanti Productions developed by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil that stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning, China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce, Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce, Christine Adams as Lynn Pierce, James Remar as Peter Gambi, Damon Gupton as Henderson, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as Tobias Whale and Chantal Thuy as Grace Choi.