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.

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Fishburne's begins voicework this week; Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer premieres June 15th.