13 Black Actors Who Played Traditionally White Roles and Absolutely Nailed It

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Screenshot: Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

I’m not here to argue about the quality of the Superman movie or the size of Laurence Fishburne’s role, though it’s clear he should have been given more to do. When he was on-screen the Oscar-nominee made Clark and Lois’ editor more than just a screaming boss, who’s always hungry for a scoop. Fishburne portrayed an actual journalist, who held his top reporters to a high standard, but was still supportive.