During the first season of The CW superhero drama, Calloway recurred as Khalil Payne, a … Later, as Cutter located them, Jen subdued her and forces her to give her the antidote, so she administered it to Khalil. He portrays Khalil Payne/Painkiller in Black Lightning. [22], On Earth-Prime, the events of Khalil's life are basically unchanged, except Painkiller claims that he has always been with Khalil in every moment that Khalil used rage or anger to push himself to be the best in school, athletics, or during his surgeries. Jefferson talked to Khalil, stunned to see him walking again, and tried to question him about the procedure. General Information [19], Khalil is forced to serve A.S.A. Male Later on, Jennifer revealed that the bullet hit his spine and that Khalil may never walk again.[3]. Jennifer is also a main character in the comic books. By Christian Holub. Due to his albinism, Whale had a terrible childhood and was even abused for it by his own father, Eldridge. Black Lightning showed up and tried to talk Khalil out of killing Odell, saying that a bullet in the brain was too good for him. In exchange, Khalil is fitted with cybernetic … 258.5k Followers, 39 Following, 890 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Black Lightning (@cw_blacklightning) After Jennifer asked him if he had condoms, he confessed that he lied about not being a virgin. [6], Jefferson discovered that Khalil had posted a GIF on social media, insulting Jennifer as a sell-out under the insulting name "Becky". He told her that when she got kidnapped, it made him realize how much he liked her. He told her about how he's lived a hard life, but his skills in track will lead out of Freeland. The series sees the retired Black Lightning return to the hero life and its effects on his family life. He is tall with an athletic body. After Cutter managed to overpower Khalil and prepared to kill him, Black Lightning and Thunder arrived, and, in the ensuring fight with the mercenary, Jennifer and Khalil escaped. In LaWanda: The Book of Burial, he was on the roof with Jennifer discussing their plans to have sex that following Friday. Khalil shot Black Lightning in the neck with this and delivered a crushing blow to Black Lightning, which stopped his heart. Feb 16, 2020 - 5,329 Likes, 127 Comments - Black Lightning (@cw_blacklightning) on Instagram: “The new Khalil. She visited Khalil to clear the air, who was bitter, blaming Jennifer for his paralysis and having everything taken from him despite living a good, clean life. The episode brought out all the secrets that each of the characters has kept from the others and finally takes a deep-dive into Khalil's tortured psyche. [23], After the fight with the Markovians he takes down Painkiller and gets revenge on Agent Odell for brainwashing him and making him kill his own mother by shooting him in the spleen and leaves Freeland.[28]. Biological Information In revenge for his actions, Tobias brutally rips out Khalil's spinal implant, leaving him once again paralyzed and dropped off the injured Khalil outside of Jeremiah Holt's church as a threat for Holt's compliance. 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Alter ego Upon being resurrected by the ASA and implanted with a chip, Khalil's consciousness was suppressed in favor of the Painkiller Program: an obedient weapon of the ASA. Though the family accepted Khalil's apology, Jefferson wanted Khalil to turn himself in, realizing Khalil is an asset to finally put Tobias away. Jennifer was born on October 7th, 2001 to Jefferson and Lynn Pierce, as the younger sister of Anissa as well. However, his whole world came crashing down when he was paralyzed by Syonide. They smiled and hugged each other. [4], Khalil and Jennifer eventually make their way to Khalil's hideout, which is an abandoned subway. He is the former boyfriend of Jennifer Pierce and works with Tobias Whale under the alias Painkiller. “Black Lightning” returns Monday, Feb. 8. Upon landing, Black Lightning, Thunder, and Moran make their way to Lynn's lab while Lightning, Brandon, Khalil, and Grayle make their way to Tobias. Khalil Payne, later known as Painkiller, is a supporting antagonist in the series Black Lightning, appearing in every season thus far. Black-Lightning (TV series) Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. and is assured that Painkiller is still encaged in his firewall. From memory, Khalil draws a profile of Jenn as TC watches; they hear the conversation that Brandon Marshall and Jenn have nearby. Facing the prospect of life in a wheelchair, Khalil lashed out, blaming his girlfriend Jennifer Pierce, and her father, Garfield High Principal Jefferson Pierce. Occupation Apparently satisfied with that and that Black Lightning would see Odell arrested, Khalil walked away and didn't look back. Khalil Payne Obviously, Jennifer is an emotional wreck. More. Despite receiving the medicines Khalil is unable to heal due to Cutter's special anti-meta-humans venom. Pinterest. However, it becomes clear that, despite his anger, Khalil stills shows remorse after he unintentionally 'killed' Black Lightning and begins to have doubts about his association with the 100 leader as he took over as Whale's enforcer. Species Khalil Payne (born March 25, 2001[1][2]), also known as Painkiller,[3] is a former student at Garfield High School who briefly joined The 100 as an enforcer before being killed and resurrected by the A.S.A. At the hospital, he was rushed to the operating room. While this change had earned him a second chance, not only with Jennifer, but her whole family, it came too late as Tobias ripped out his implants, rendering him paraplegic again and dying on the steps on Reverend Holt's Church. Tobias Whale, however, had his henchwoman shoot Jeremiah with a sniper rifle, with the bullet striking Khalil's spine as the bullet passed into him via Jeremiah. Khalil went to visit Jennifer, suggesting that could be their last meeting to which she started to worry. Black Lightning is a live-action superhero series that airs on CW and is the only one of their six superhero series to not be connected to the Arrowverse (Though characters have been confirmed to appear in the upcoming crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths.) The following day, Khalil went to the gym at school to work out. Also showing signs that Tobias was manipulating him and trying to get him to kill other people. After Jefferson walked off, Khalil stood in the halls looking dumbfounded. That night, after Tobias is released from police custody, and all the accuses on him were dropped, Painkiller is shown at his side while he celebrated at Club 100. After being captured by Black lightning and his team, Jennifer and TC managed to create a firewall to seal away Painkiller, allowing Khalil to resurface, while retaining the memories, experiences and training Painkiller attained, making him feel remorseful for all of the lives he has taken and was forced to distance himself from Jennifer and the Pierce family as he fought for control of his mind with Painkiller. LaWanda: The Book of Hope Actor Kito Payne (father)Nichelle Payne (mother; deceased)Keenan Payne (brother; deceased)Yvette (aunt) Following Odell being wounded by Khalil, Black Lightning is accompanied by Lynn, Thunder, and Lightning where they present the briefcase to a congressional committee that exposes the A.S.A. He has been used to eliminate targets in Freeland under the orders from the A.S.A. Jennifer at Khalil's side during his fever. Faced with the same choice, Issa instead decides … (formerly)Student at Garfield High School (formerly)Member of The 100 (formerly)Criminal (formerly)New multiverseAgent of the A.S.A. [17], In the hospital, a mortally wounded Khalil made Jefferson promise to make Tobias suffer and provided him with all the information to bring Tobias down, including his hideout. At the moment, fans can be assured that at least Cress Williams will return to Season 4 as Jefferson Pierce, the superhero known as Black Lightning. Current universe Painkiller at Tobias' side as he returns to Club 100. Occupation He also took his revenge on Odell, but shot him non-fatally to ensure he faces judgement for his crimes against Freeland. Calloway plays Khalil Payne, aka Painkiller, and has appeared on Black Lightning since season 1. He told Jennifer that he wanted to see her, and she said he could visit her tomorrow. Gambi tried to track them down with a drone but the girl used her powers to short it out. 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