​Cress Williams in a suit and tie against a lightning backdrop

Suit by Haspel. Shirt by Pronto Uomo from Men's Wearhouse. Pocket square, cuff links,and belt by The Black Tux. Tie by The Tie Bar. Watch by Movado. Bracelet and rings by David Yurman.

Photography by Derek Blanks | Styled by Christina Pacelli

Black Lightning star Cress Williams is the superhero we've been waiting for.

This stud may play a kick-ass crime fighter on Black Lightning, but Cress Williams' guard wasn't up on the Watch set. When the actor isn't busy living out his childhood dream of being a dual identity superhero, he brings electricity and energy to a fashion photo shoot.

Photographer Derek Blanks captured The CW star for the July/August 2018 issue of Watch. Scroll to see these hot photos—including web-exclusive bonus images—plus learn fun facts and interview tidbits about Cress Williams!

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