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As many rejoiced to see both Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne Moss reprise their iconic lead roles for 'The Matrix Resurrections,' some were equally a bit confused to see the franchise's third lead character Morpheus, famously played by Laurence Fishburne, recasted with much younger actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

In a career that spans five decades, Laurence Fishburne has portrayed kingpins, fathers, leaders and the common man. Take a look back at some of his most memorable roles in this special birthday gallery.

Laurence Fishburne’s daughter Montana Fishburne has resurfaced in the headlines after she was arrested for a driving under the influence in Florida Saturday morning, PEOPLE confirms. Montana was arrested after she reportedly hit a vehicle that slowed down to avoid a crash on the I-95. A Highway Patrol trooper reportedly found an open bottle on […]

In the fourth episode of the groundbreaking "podcast-movie" Bronzeville, Curtis Randolph (Laurence Fishburne) feels the weight of his influence when Reverend Thomas asks Randolph to give a local boy gainful employment, reminding him that wealth and power comes with great responsibility.

Episode 2 of Bronzeville is here, continuing the story of Jimmy Tillman’s early days in Chicago as he grows accustomed to the glamour and mystery of Chi-Town’s historically Black neighborhood of Bronzeville in the 1940s. In this episode, Everett Copeland (Wood Harris) finds himself in prison, and his brother Jesse (Omari Hardwick) struggles to keep the gangs […]

Director Kevin Hooks (Prison Break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) makes his return to the small-screen in the six hour BET miniseries, Madiba, the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela (Laurence Fisburne). Hooks talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the historical importance of Mandela’s story and being the first African American to tell his story. https://www.instagram.com/p/BP-xaUNDMNi/?taken-by=bet […]

History becomes most vivid when it's told through stories, and that's exactly what Larenz Tate is betting on with his new series Bronzeville.

Nelson Mandela has been cemented in the annals of history by way of his rise to power from an anti-apartheid activist to becoming South Africa’s first Black president. The universally known tale of the late global icon will get a fresh look with BET’s airing of a three-part mini-series titled after Mandela’s tribal name, Madiba. […]

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…