2017 Movie News Archives

February 12, 2017: Laurence Fishburne Says He Won't Be Appearing in "Justice League"

It appears as though Perry White will not be making an appearance in the upcoming "Justice League" movie according to Laurence Fishburne, who played the role in "Man of Steel" and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

"They asked me to come for a day, but I couldn't work it out, schedule-wise. And really, what do you need the newspaperman in "Justice League" for? You want to see the Flash. You want to see Aquaman. You want to see Wonder Woman. You want to see the Lantern," said Fishburne, adding, "We've been waiting 35 years for these [characters] to show up on the screen. What were they doing over there? Marvel has been kicking their ass. This is the comic-book geek in me, who has a collection of comic books. I've been waiting to see these people on-screen forever."

As for his thoughts on "Batman v Superman" and the criticism the film received, "Look, I love what Zack Snyder does. Jesse Eisenberg, this little nebbishy guy, as Lex Luthor? For me, that's a genius move. And the whole thing with Martha Kent and Martha Wayne? I don't know, man, I must be sentimental but that's some heartwarming [stuff] to me. So I don't get it."

Source:Los Angeles Times


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