Laurence Fishburne Cast as Perry White in Superman Reboot ‘Man of Steel’

Laurence Fishburne as Perry White

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Laurence Fishburne has joined the cast of the new Superman flick Man of Steel, EW reports.

Fisburne will play Daily Planet‘s editor-in-chief Perry White. Daily Planet is the newspaper where Lois Lane and Clark Kent work as top news reporters. Fishburne joins Harry Lennix as the second black actor to join the cast.

Man Of Steel, produced by Christopher Nolan and directed by Zack Synder, stars Harry Lennix as General Swanwick, Henry Cavill as Clark (a.k.a. Superman), Amy Adams as Lois, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, and Diane Lane as Martha Kent. Man of Steel is due to begin filming this fall in Vancouver and Chicago, and is slated for release on June 14, 2013.

Fishburne can be seen next in the new sci-fi thriller ‘Contagion’ which is due in theaters on Sept 9.
 
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