Blackfilm.com has learned the character that Andre Braugher will play in Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer:

On the heels of Variety briefly reporting that Andre Braugher has left an episodic role on NBC's ER for a role in the Fox sequel, Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer, many fans were wondering which role he would play. Would it the The Puppet Master or The Silver Surfer? Yes, the latter is a bit of a stretch. Blackfilm.com has learned that Braugher will play the role of the military general in the sequel.

Filming is scheduled to start on August 31, 2006.