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Laurence Fishburne Is Clark and Lois' Boss in 'Man of Steel'

August 3, 2011 (3:27 am) GMT
The Noland of 'Predators' has been cast as Daily Planet editor-in-chief Perry White in the 'Superman' reboot.

will play boss in a new take of Superman's adventure, "". Joining the cast ensemble which has had as Clark Kent and as Lois Lane among others, the "" alum will take the role of Perry White, the editor-in-chief at Daily Planet where Clark and Lois work, Entertainment Weekly reports.

White has been known as a tough, irascible, old fashioned, but fairminded newsman. Previously, the character was portrayed by Jackie Cooper in -starring Superman films, before took on the role in Bryan Singer-directed "" in 2006.

The "Man of Steel" role will be Fishburne's first gig since he announced his departure from "CSI" last May after starring in just two seasons. The 50-year-old actor, however, has also landed a part in Steven Soderbergh's "" which is set for September 9 release in the U.S.

"Man of Steel" itself recently nabbed a summer slot, being scheduled to arrive across the nation on June 14, 2013. Zack Snyder will serve behind the lens, with Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder teaming up to produce it.

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