Lawrence Fishburne has been hired to serve as the voice of the Silver Surfer in 20th Century Fox's upcoming comic book adaptation, Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer.
The movie stars Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis, all reprising their roles for the long-running Marvel Comics series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character of the Silver Surfer, a herald to a cosmic world-devouring being known as Galactus, is played by noted character actor Doug Jones. He provided performance and movement references for Weta Digital, which oversaw visual effects for the movie.
Fishburne's begins voicework this week; Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer premieres June 15th.