09:52 AM EDT 12/16/2014
Originally posted 09/24/2014 02:30PM
"Keeping it real," as the premiere episode of ABC's new sitcom black-ish, suggests, isn't always easy.
The show stars Anthony Anderson as Dre Johnson, a husband, father of four and successful ad executive trying desperately to help his upper-middle-class family maintain its black culture – despite their overwhelmingly white surroundings.
It's a possibly limiting premise, but thanks to humorous truths embedded in the concept – it's largely based on Anderson's own experience as an African-American father raising kids in a predominantly white environment – this show just might work.
Originally posted 01/29/2014 01:00PM
"Free your mind" … to buy a Kia.
What you're looking at is behind-the-scenes footage of Kia Motors' Super Bowl commercial, which stars Laurence Fishburne as his inscrutable character from the Matrix trilogy, Morpheus.
Originally posted 07/13/2011 07:50AM
Ted Danson has a new role: crime fighter.
The actor, 63, who earned an Emmy nomination as a villain on FX's Damages, is back with the good guys, joining the cast of CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as the show's chief investigator.
He replaces Laurence Fishburne, who played Dr. Raymond Langston for two years. Fishburne had replaced the show's original star, William Petersen.
Originally posted 08/05/2010 05:05PM
Laurence Fishburne's daughter is speaking out about her controversial decision to enter the entertainment industry by becoming a porn star.
"Being in an adult film is not a big deal to me," Montana Fishburne, 18, tells PEOPLE. "It's something I always wanted to do. I have always been comfortable in my body and with my sexuality."
And no, she's not hoping her adult film, which will be released by Vivid Entertainment on Aug. 10, will spawn a mainstream acting career. "I am not in porn to get into acting. I am in porn because I wanted to be in porn," she says bluntly.
The daughter of the CSI star, an Academy Award nominated actor, said she didn't seek her parents' approval before signing on for the film.
Originally posted 12/29/2008 04:00PM
Three more stars have been added to the star-studded list of presenters for next month's 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards!
Gossip Girl hottie Blake Lively, The Dark Knight's Aaron Eckhart and newly minted CSI lead Laurence Fishburne will all hand out awards at the ceremony in January.
The new presenters join an array of big- and small-screen stars like Drew Barrymore, Jake Gyllenhaal, The Mentalist's Simon Baker, Salma Hayek and Jennifer Lopez, who had already been announced. Funnymen Sacha Baron Cohen, Ricky Gervais and Seth Rogen will also be on hand, as will new mom Amy Poehler.
Originally posted 08/19/2008 09:15AM
No need for fingerprints. A very familiar face has signed on to star in the hit CSI: Crime Scene Investigation this season.
The Matrix's Laurence Fishburne will replace William Peterson, who's leaving the series after eight years behind the microscope, the Associated Press reports.
Fishburne – who earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It – said he was "elated and delighted" by the news.
Originally posted 01/06/2007 11:15AM
Actor Lawrence Fishburne and his actress wife Gina Torres are expecting a child, PEOPLE has learned exclusively. Torres's rep confirms the actress is due this summer.
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