Laurence Fishburne Adds Production Deal at CBS
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"I have always wanted to continue to expand our production efforts at Cinema Gypsy into television, and Rose Catherine's extensive background and experience in TV is a natural fit with those plans," Fishburne tells Variety.
Fishburne made his first appearance on "CSI" last week, playing a criminology professor whose study of a serial killer intersects with a case of Grissom's (William Petersen). The episode drew the show's biggest audience (20.9 million people) since its season premiere, which bodes well for when Fishburne takes over full-time for the departing Petersen in January.
Fishburne's credits as a producer include a pair of