Looks like the thing to do after leaving a crime procedural is to join Man of Steel.
Laurence Fishburne, who exited CSI after two seasons, has signed on to the Superman reboot as Daily Planet Editor-in-Chief Perry White, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Laurence Fishburne exits CSI after two seasons
Fishburne is the first black actor to play the part. He succeeds Frank Langella
, who played White in 2006's Superman Returns
. Jackie Cooper
, who filled the role in the Christopher Reeve
movies, died in May
Christopher Meloni in talks to join Man of SteelMan of Steel
, produced by Christopher Nolan
and directed by Zack Snyder
, stars Henry Cavill
(in the title role), Amy Adams
, Michael Shannon
, Kevin Costner
, Diane Lane
and Christopher Meloni
. Meloni, of course, left Law & Order: SVU
after 12 years before joining Man of Steel
in the role of a general
.Man of Steel
starts production this fall and is slated to hit theaters June 14, 2013.