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Anchor Goofs on Samuel L. Jackson's Identity

While interviewing Jackson. Awkward.

(Newser) - Things got a bit uncomfortable yesterday when KTLA anchor Sam Rubin, interviewing Samuel L. Jackson, got the actor mixed up with Laurence Fishburne. "Did you get a lot of reaction from that Super Bowl commercial?" Rubin asked Jackson, apparently referring to a Fishburne-starring, Matrix-themed Kia commercial. "What Super... More »

Contagion Sickeningly Good

Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet star in Steven Soderbergh film

(Newser) - Critics applaud Steven Soderbergh’s latest effort, Contagion, a deeply disturbing imagining of a global pandemic that features an all-star cast (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Laurence Fishburne):
  • It’s “easily the scariest of the disaster films” since 9/11, writes Lou Lumenick in the
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Ted Danson Joining CSI Cast

Fishburne out as chief of Las Vegas crew

(Newser) - Ted Danson's new role won't involve as many hijinks as Cheers, but there'll still be plenty of late nights. The actor is joining CSI next season as the graveyard shift supervisor at the Las Vegas crime lab. Laurence Fishburne is leaving the show and CBS had considered... More »

Source: Fishburne Leaving CSI

'Matrix' actor leaving role as Dr. Raymond Langston

(Newser) - Laurence Fishburne is closing the file on his CSI: Crime Scene Investigation career. The actor won't be back on the CBS crime drama this fall, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Fishburne joined the CSI cast as Dr. Raymond Langston midway through the 2008-09 season. He... More »

Montana Fishburne: I Want to Be Porn Star, Not Actress

As opposed to, you know, regular movies

(Newser) - Well, now it all makes sense: Montana Fishburne appeared to be setting out on an ill-advised path toward traditional fame with her homemade porno …but it turns out she just wants to be a porn star. “I am not in porn to get into acting. I am in... More »

Laurence Fishburne's Kid Releasing Sex Tape

Montana Fishburne wants to be like Kim Kardashian

(Newser) - Laurence Fishburne’s 19-year-old daughter has come up with a fool-proof plan to become famous: Release a sex tape! And apparently it’s working, because yesterday you might have wondered, “Who the heck is Montana Fishburne?” and today her name is No. 1 on Google Trends . “I've watched... More »

Fishburne Joins CSI Cast

(Newser) - Laurence Fishburne, who starred in Boyz in the Hood and The Matrix, will return to TV this fall, joining the cast of CSI. Fishburne will replace William Petersen and will play an ex-pathologist now teaching a college course in criminalistics, reports TV Guide. He'll first appear in the hit CBS... More »

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