MOVIE: Fishburne cast as Perry White

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After Marvel’s big news yesterday, there was really only one way for DC/Warner Bros. to step up – announce that Laurence Fishburne will play Perry White in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel movie.

Yup, we now know what Fishburne will be doing following his surprise exit from CBS’ CSI this past May.

Over the years, there have been a number of talented actors who have played Clark Kent’s boss at the Daily Planet, including Jackie Cooper, who played the newspaper chief in the 1978 Christoper Reeve Superman movie.  This is pretty big news, but I really wonder if they’ll make Fishburne say, “Great Caesar’s Ghost!”?

Fishburne now joins a rather impressive cast that consists of Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, and Michael Shannon.

via Entertainment Weekly