The L.A. Times' Herocomplex is reporting that acclaimed actor Laurence Fishburne has been cast in the role of Daily Planet editor Perry White in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. Notes the story, "Fishburne is the first African-American to take on the role in any of the many film, television or cartoon versions of Superman’s adventures. Last year was the 70th anniversary of the newsroom character who first appeared on The Adventures of Superman radio serial and then a few months later make his on-the-page box in the seventh issue of Superman. Fishburne, whose credits include The Matrix, Apocalypse Now and Mystic River, has just left the cast of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation after just 2½ seasons as Dr. Raymond Langston." He'll next been seen in Steven Soderbergh's Contagion. For more, click HERE.