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Laurence Fishburne to Play Perry White in Man of Steel

Laurence Fishburne

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

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Jackie Cooper, Superman's Perry White, Dies at 88

Jackie Cooper as Perry White

Jackie Cooper, who played Daily Planet editor Perry White in the original Superman films, has died. He was 88 years old.

Cooper died Tuesday at a Beverly Hills, Calif., hospital after a sudden illness, TMZ reports.

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Question: I'm looking for a movie I loved as a kid in which a family lives at the North Pole and is involved with drilling for oil. They find that they're right next to Santa's workshop and that the drilling is killing the North Pole; there may be no more Santa or elves if they can't stop the destruction. It isn’t animated and was always aired on one of the networks 10 or so years ago, but the movie itself might be older.


Answer: That sounds like the made-for-TV movie The Night They Saved Christmas (1984), directed by Jackie Cooper, in which professional oil rigger Paul Le Mat is warned by someone who claims to be Santa’s head elf (Paul Williams) that if he doesn't stop dynamiting the ice fields, th read more

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