Laurence Fishburne marks his presence in every facet of entertainment. Though he debuted in 1973, the actor built his legacy brick-by-brick. He is known for his power-packed performances in movies and TV shows like ‘The Matrix’ trilogy, ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ ‘Apocalypse Now,’ ‘Deep Cover,’ ‘King of New York,’ ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,’ ‘Hannibal,’ ‘Man of Steel,’ and ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ So, now you might be wondering what is the next Laurence Fishburne movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Laurence Fishburne films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Laurence Fishburne movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
9. Grown-ish (2018 – )
ABC’s ‘Grown-ish’ is a spin-off series of the popular drama ‘Black-ish.’ Touted as a sitcom, ‘Grown-ish‘ follows the life of Johnsons’ eldest daughter Zoey Johnson, played by Yara Shahidi. Laurence Fishburne plays Zoey’s grandfather Pops, who appeared as a guest star in episode 11 of season 2 titled ‘Face the World.’ Along with Zoey’s dad Dre, played by Anthony Anderson, Pops visits CalU for Parents Weekend in the episode. The father and son have an awkward meeting with Zoey’s boyfriend Luca, played by Luka Sabbat. Freeform has renewed ‘Grown-ish’ for a third season recently. So, fans can expect more awkward visits from the Pops in the upcoming episodes. ‘Grown-ish’ is different from ‘Black-ish’ because Zoey is not a naive, selfie-obsessed teenager anymore. The other cast includes Deon Cole, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe x Halle, and Luka Sabbat among others. Kenya Barris and Larry Wilmore are the creators of the series.
8. Black-ish (2014 – )
Johnson’s are among the most popular African-American families on the small screen now. The ABC sitcom ‘Black-ish’ has made them household names. As the series enters its sixth season, each member of the family has their own set of fan base. ‘Black-ish’ follows the Johnson family members Andre Johnson, played by Anthony Anderson, Rainbow Johnson (played by Tracee Ellis Ross), Zoey Johnson (played by Yara Shahidi), Andre Johnson Jr. (played by Marcus Scribner), Jack Johnson (played by Miles Brown), and Diane Johnson (played by Marsai Martin). Laurence Fishburne dons the role of Zoey’s grandfather, Pops. In each episode, the family discusses various socio-political issues with an engaging tone and educative style. ABC has recently announced that it is renewing ‘Black-ish’ for a sixth season. The sitcom is created by Kenya Barris.
7. #Freerayshawn (2019 – )