Perry White is the hard nose EIC of the Daily Planet, and Fishburne marks the first time the character will be played by an African American.
White first appeared in the radio show, Adventures Of Superman, before making his debut in the comic books with Superman #7 in 1940.
Source: LA Times Hero Complex
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Man Of Steel flies into theaters June 14th, 2013 directed by Zack Snyder starring, Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, Diane Lane as Martha "Ma" Kent, Kevin Costner as Jonathan "Pa" Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as Zod, and Russel Crowe as Jor-El.
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