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Sam Jackson Says a S.H.I.E.L.D. Movie Coming After Avengers?

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May 13, 2010
Source: RadioBigBoy

Nick Fury

It is? The big Marvel news of the day seems to be this little quote from an interview that RadioBigBoy (via The Playlist) recently had with Samuel L. Jackson, better known as Nick Fury in the cinematic Marvel Universe. In the interview, Jackson states: "The Avengers should start shooting some time next year, and then some time after that there'll be a big S.H.I.E.L.D. movie." Whoa, this brings up plenty of questions. First, does he mean a Nick Fury movie, because isn't The Avengers a S.H.I.E.L.D. movie as is? Second, if it's a spin-off, will they bring in other secondary S.H.I.E.L.D. members who aren't big superheroes to fill it up?

Our friends at SlashFilm remind me that we've got at least two S.H.I.E.L.D. members who might appear in this spin-off: Agent Coulson (played by Clark Gregg) and Black Widow (played by Scarlett Johansson). But who else might be in this if not the big superheroes (Iron Man, Thor, Captain America)? It's interesting to note that so far the only S.H.I.E.L.D. people we've ever met have all been from the Iron Man movies, so maybe we'll meet more secondary characters in the Thor and Captain America movies before we get to The Avengers. All I know for now is that Marvel has a very exciting line-up coming down the road. Thoughts?

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Reader Feedback - 25 Comments

1

Thoughts? well I gotta ask Why? Nick Fury is cool and all, but can he lead a film soley as the lead?

Xerxex on May 13, 2010

2

It'll be like "Get Smart" only played strait, with bad action instead of bad comedy.

DRM on May 13, 2010

3

I think it would be a great idea. You can learn what SHIELD is and what they do and who Nick Fury is. Maybe it will show some stuff of what they do while the other movies are going on or were going on. Who knows and who cares. Its SAM baby....it will be kwel regardless.

Shawn Keim on May 13, 2010

4

I hope to god it does i would love to see a movie just about S.H.E.I.L.D

Duck on May 13, 2010

5

#1 - I'm sorry, but anyone that can make a movie out of the word "snakes on a motherf*ck'n plane" can lead anything, including the train in yo muthas bedroom.

Gonnarentit on May 13, 2010

6

#5 Snakes on a Plane was...Terribad! Jackson is good, but he's lost his touch...he's good in side roles know.

Xerxex on May 13, 2010

7

SLJ is all about money now. But SHIELD could be a good movie. Iron Man 2 had no action but I guess I can see how SHIELD would be interesting.

jake the snake on May 14, 2010

8

#6 we'll just have to agree to disagree on SOAP, 'cause camp has it's place. And character actors like jackson haven't lost their touch, we just get to know their style. “I have had it with these motherf*ckin’ snakes on this motherf*ckin’ plane!”

Gonnarentit on May 14, 2010

9

Can Nick Fury carry a movie? HAHAHAHAHA. Can Sam Jackson carry a movie? HAHAHAHAHA. Train in yo muthas bedroom? HAHAHAHAHA. This is gonna rock. I would think that some or all of the 'Avengers' will make cameos in SHIELD. This must mean one thing: HYDRA. If Marvel is going to spend all this money making movies: I think they are going to do all their top shelf stories on all their main comic books. This just keeps getting better.

Zantorian on May 14, 2010

10

Bring in the 'howling commandos' and I'm in.

l. on May 14, 2010

11

Looks like they're reaching. S.H.I.E.L.D. is a lesser-known Marvel entity--I don't think it should be a big-budget movie. Sure, they can reference the big guys, but really they're just a slightly-superpowered governmental task force...one that leaves the heavy-lifting to The Avengers. Throw $50 million at it and see what happens.

Nada Nuff on May 14, 2010

12

I once read that Sam mother f*ckin jackson's only goal was for his movies to make more money than Harrison Ford.

voiceofreason on May 14, 2010

13

I once read that Sam mother f*ckin jackson's only goal was for his movies to make more money than Harrison Ford. He even petitioned for a role in the last indiana jones movie. pathetic. he's more about quantity than quality

voiceofreason on May 14, 2010

14

Grain o' salt taken.

Voice of Reason on May 14, 2010

15

POSSIBLE PLOT POINTS! Godzilla Unit. For a short span of the comics Godzilla roams the United States, and a new group was forced to combat him. It was.... special. (that was a joke fyi) Could possibly see an introduction to S.W.O.R.D. Which could open up movies that primarily have to do with space and extraterrestrial activities. Also, don't forget that Betty Ross (bruce banner's gf) Is head of public relations at S.H.I.E.L.D. She could easily be put into The Avengers and/or the S.H.I.E.L.D. movie. Which would be a nice tie in for Hulk being in The Avengers in some fashion.

Hedgehog on May 14, 2010

16

Mhmmm naah Do you guys remember the Nick Fury movie with David Hasselhoff in the lead ?

Kevin on May 14, 2010

17

Kevin, I was trying to forget about that......... thanks a lot

voiceofreason on May 14, 2010

18

yea thanks kev.... ass but this could be good, jackson never dissappoints, and hes not in it just for the money, hes at the point where he doesnt give a shit he just wants to have fun in his movies

harrison on May 14, 2010

19

Yeah I lost #8...I wrote "Know" instead of "Now" so you win...dammit!

Xerxex on May 14, 2010

20

The problem is if Jackson is the lead he'll have to be more heroic than the idle Furry we see today. Thats gonna be a huge continuity problem.

Al on May 14, 2010

21

Yeah.......... It's all about that dang macguffin..... If that part of it can intrigue me, I'd see it. Right now, NOTHING outside of Batman 3 is a superhero movie I'd want to drop everything and see right now. :-/

jomba joose on May 14, 2010

22

As a comic nerd and sam jackson fan id love it but for the general public im sure it be a flop..Only way it work if it was a small budget

Hale18 on May 14, 2010

23

anybody remember the old comic book series "Blackhawk"??? gotta be a goldmine of sh*t they can make into about 5 different movies from that alone...I mean, EVERYTHING is taken from comic books these days...

blasphemer on May 14, 2010

24

Come on guys, let's think about this. What is Marvel doing right now with their movies? They are tying every film into each other via cameos and references in order to set up movies like The Avengers. But why stop there? If we apply the formula to a possible S.H.I.E.L.D. movie what do we get? Can anybody say Hulkbuster?!?

El Tono on May 15, 2010

25

negro please!

syn on May 17, 2010

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