Fishburne joins 'CSI' cast

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' has solved the mystery of who will replace departing star William Petersen.

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' has solved the mystery of who will replace departing star William Petersen.

Emmy and Tony winner Laurence Fishburne will be introduced in the ninth episode of the upcoming 10th season of the CBS series, playing a forensics scientist with a secret.

Fishburne, 47, received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Ike Turner in 1993’s 'What’s Love Got To Do With It' and a Tony in 1992 for 'Two Trains Running'.

His film credits include 'The Matrix 'sci-fi films, 'Apocalypse Now', 'The Colour Purple' and 'Mystic River'.

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