On June 7, 2011, Fishburne announced that he was leaving CSI to return to movies and theatre, opting not to renew his contract and would not appear in Season 12. Fishburne played Perry White in the Zack Snyder-directed Superman reboot Man of Steel. In 2013, Fishburne joined the cast of Hannibal, as Dr. Jack Crawford, head of Behavioral Sciences at the FBI. In 2014, Fishburne reprised his role as Morpheus in a series of Kia K900 commercials. In 2015, Fishburne joined the ABC sitcom Black-ish in the recurring role of Pops; Fishburne is also an executive producer on the show. Fishburne also serves as an executive producer for the Freeform sitcom Grown-ish, a spin-off series to Black-ish. In 2016, Fishburne reprised his role as White in the sequel Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and appeared in the science fiction/romance movie Passengers. In June 2017, Fishburne’s production company, Cinema Gypsy Productions, signed a two-year overall deal at ABC Studios. In 2017, he appeared in the neo-noir action thriller film John Wick: Chapter 2 as The Bowery King, in his first collaboration with Keanu Reeves since The Matrix trilogy. Also in 2017, Fishburne starred in the comedy-drama Last Flag Flying, as the character Rev. Richard Mueller. In 2018, Fishburne played Bill Foster in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, directed by Peyton Reed. The film was released July 6. Fishburne is currently set to serve as co-creator and executive producer in the Marvel Animation/Walt Disney Television Animation series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.
Lionsgate officially announced the film during Parabellum’s opening week, with a scheduled release date of May 21, 2021. The film’s release date was delayed to May 27, 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.