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Old 08-02-2011, 11:55 PM   #122
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Default Re: Laurence Fishburne IS Perry White in The Man of Steel

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I agree. Whats interesting to think about is the lawsuit. Again, I don't know if it effects this movie if at all, it doesn't seem like it. However, the families have the rights to "Gruff Editor" of the Daily Planet, but WB/DC has the rights to the name Perry White. A calm African-American Perry White?
Basically who the families have the rights to is George Taylor, Editor of the Metropolis Daily Star.

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Do guys think we'll get other Planet staffers like Steve Lombard, Cat Grant, and Ron Troupe.
All of them, I hope. They all serve a good purpose, even though they'll be small parts.

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I couldn't disagree more. If they make this a carbon copy comic book movie, it will fail miserably. It's gotta to be fresh and new, but still come off familiar. No cheesy cigar smoking grouchy editors. No bow-tie wearing photographers. The movie needs to be full of realistic characters portrayed by top flight actors.
They can be themselves and still be realistic.

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Not sure if I dig this. I've been into every casting thus far.

Langella was inspired, and I don't get that same feeling here. We'll see.
His casting was inspired but his performance was not.

I think Fishburne will be fine.

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