Erika Alexander has joined the cast of Black Lightning season 2, according to Deadline.
Alexander will reportedly play Perenna, a metahuman therapist with telepathic abilities.
This is the first superhero role for Alexander, who is best known for her role as Maxine Shaw on Living Single. However, Alexander is no stranger to comic books - she co-wrote Giles, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin off series from Dark Horse Comics.
Black Lightning season 2 premieres October 9 on CW.