‘Ant-Man And The Wasp”s Laurence Fishburne Thinks He’s Done With The DC Film Universe

Make mine Marvel!  Laurence Fishburne appears to have adopted that classic slogan, as he is currently lighting up the big screen as Bill Foster in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ after having previously appeared as Perry White in 2013’s ‘Man of Steel’, from Warner Brothers.

In the comics, Bill Foster operated as the hero originally known as Black Goliath, before shortening his name to simply Goliath and sometimes Giant-Man.  It’s somewhat doubtful that Fishburne’s Foster will follow those enormous footprints, but he sees himself sticking with Marvel.

But as for his work on the DC films, Fishburne stated:

“I don’t think I’m still on call. I was unfortunately unable to go do some work on what turned out to be the Justice League movie. I don’t know that I need to go back or if they’ll have me back or not, but I was grateful to have been a part of it. I loved working with Zack (Snyder), I think he makes an incredible superhero movie. I’m just excited to be a part of this (the MCU) now… I haven’t heard anything about [‘Man of Steel 2’]. They just fell behind the eight-ball. I really wish they had started 20 years ago. But that’s all right, they’re where they are.

Before playing Perry White, Fishburne had another Marvel Comic role as the voice of the Silver Surfer in the forgettable sequel ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer’ produced by 20th Century Fox.  With Disney looking to acquire Fox, those characters could be integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  But it’s pretty much a given that should the Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer be revived, it will be in new forms, with new actors.  But Fishburne’s Bill Foster could still be brought back either in a third ‘Ant-Man’ movie or possibly even in a different film.

Fishburne can currently be seen in theaters in the hit ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’.

Source: Den of Geek

Jason Motes

Jason’s earliest memory is of watching ‘Batman,’ followed shortly by a memory of playing Batman & Robin with a friend, which entailed running outside in just their underwear and towels as capes. When adults told them they couldn’t run around outside in their underwear, both boys promptly whipped theirs off and ran around in just capes. Jason’s father gamely agreed to read him comic books as bedtime stories instead of ‘Snow White.’ (Super Friends being his favorite.) Jason saw all of the original Star Wars movies (and Indiana Jones and Superman and Star Trek…) in the theaters. Yes, he is old. And grew up in the most GEEKTASTIC decade ever, the 80s, devouring a steady diet of GI Joe, Transformers, Masters of the Universe, Princess of Power and (best of all) Jem! (It totally counts as sci fi! They had a sentient computer that projected holograms!) Jason has studied literature, journalism, film history and has a degree in creative writing (and a minor in psychology) from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as a technical writer and proofreader. These days, most of his creative energy goes into his blog and writing for this site! He lives with the cutest puppies ever.

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