Confirmed: Stay After the End Credits of Iron Man!
by Alex Billington
May 1, 2008
Normally we stay far away from spoiler territory here on FS.net, but this time I'm going to do a favor for all you comic fans - stay after the end credts of Iron Man! You will definitely be in for a treat that I know will get some huge cheers. Let's just say… you might have heard some rumors floating around on the internet last year, and one of these rumors is true. I haven't personally confirmed this, since it was not included in the print I saw on Tuesday, however, confirmation comes from other showings around the world - including an actual video of the scene. If you prefer to stay under a S.H.I.E.L.D. and not hear about this until you see it, then do NOT read anymore!
If you are really that curious to know, the scene in question includes an appearance by Samuel Jackson as Nick Fury, a super-spy and the lead agent for S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Espionage Logistics Directorate). I do NOT condone watching this video - as it will RUIN your in-theater experience, but you can check it out on YouTube if you really need some confirmation. That's definitely some solid proof that this scene is attached. However, for all we know, there could be more that is set to appear in American versions, including a rumored Hilary Swank cameo. But the first non-press screenings start tonight at 8PM - so we'll report back soon thereafter.
We first wrote about this last summer - and now it's official. I'm very excited to hear that the Avengers is now really coming together! However, I'm not sure if this really means an Avengers movie is actually going to be made before we get to Iron Man 2 or 3, but alas, only time will tell! The first step is to make sure Iron Man rocks the box office this weekend - so go see it and make sure to stay after the credits to catch the scene on the big screen!
Reader Feedback - 38 Comments
Samuel Jackson as Nick Fury? Ugh.... C'mon....couldn't they have casted anyone decent for this? I'd rather see the freaking Hoff as Nick Fury (he actually played Nick Fury in a really bad film once) than Samuel "I just yell and scowl alot" Jackson.
Kaiser Soze on May 1, 2008
That's awesome! That was definitely not included after the credits in the advanced screening I saw Monday.
Joe on May 1, 2008
Kaiser Soze, Nick Fury is based off Samuel L. Jackson.......
Sam on May 1, 2008
Actually, the Modern Nick Fury is based off of Sam Jackson. David Hasselhoff himself, is based on the original Nick Fury. Sam's the man for the Now - and my friend Gerry Duggan (writer of Eisner Award nominated the Infinite Horizon) used to work in the comic shoppe in LA where Samuel regularly shops for comics. The brotha's a FAN, man! Your spoilers are killing me. I have no willpower. Just get me in the theatre and get this OVER with!!!!
Djo. on May 1, 2008
correction ULTIMATE Nick Fury is based off of Samuel L. Jackson, the Ultimate versions are basically an alternate universe to the mainstream Marvel Universe. mainstream Marvel or 616 is the white dude as shown in the picture.
The Delightful Deviant on May 1, 2008
Nick Fury isn't a superhero.
Andrew Wickliffe on May 1, 2008
I can confirm "YES" it is after the credits, at least the print I saw. And it's pretty freaking awesome.
Scorpio on May 1, 2008
just back in from it, and yes, Sam L Jackson pops up as Nick Fury and mentions something about a certain group of superheroes 😛 Overall, i thought the film was good. Not quite Spiderman or Spiderman 2, but getting there!! 8/10 in my book. Here's hoping for for Iron Man 2!!! (Rhodes: "Next time baby")
chrisUK on May 1, 2008
Comics talk sounds SO ridiculous out of context. Ultimate/Alternate/Universe/Shmooniverse. Here's the deal: Robert Downey Jr.'s the new iron man, and Samuel L. Jackson's the new Nick Fury. Period.
Djo. on May 1, 2008
This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Paramount PIctures Corporation
Conrad Bucket on May 1, 2008
Damn. They didn't have it at the screening I saw on tuesday. I guess I will have to go see it tonight again.
Tyler on May 1, 2008
Why Sam Jackson?? Shaft??? Jules--from "Pulp Fiction"??? I don't get it!
Pickle on May 1, 2008
Pickle, there is a separate Marvel universe called the Ultimate Universe. It's basically an effort to make the comics more... real (if such a thing can be done). It's done with a heavy cinematic undertone, which might mean the comic is basically one really well done storyboard. The Iron Man doesn't look Ultimate, but the basic premise of trying to make things more realistic is there. Here is a look at Nick Fury in the Ultimate Universe: http://images.wikia.com/marveldatabase/images/a/aa/Nick_Fury_(Ultimate)_001.jpg
Chris H. on May 1, 2008
There was a girl at the beginning of the movie when Stark is playing craps that looked a lot like Hillary Swank, but I'm not 100% sure that it was her.
Andreas Climent on May 1, 2008
I hope Swank is in this.
Ryan on May 1, 2008
So, was it just me or did Robert Downey Jr had a fake nosetip? In some angles I thought it didn't quite look likes Downey's nose. But I'm probably wrong
bltzie on May 1, 2008
damn! left the theater right after the start of the credits... but the movie was great.. looking forward to any movie that they'll have ironman in it... two-thumbs up!!!
miracle disease on May 1, 2008
Just the Samuel Jackson cameo in Canada, no Hilary Swank. It was very short, a line or two exchange. Worth sticking around for 10 minutes of credits? Probably not, unless you're a diehard.
Rick on May 1, 2008
I am so glad I waited to the end of the credits. I am looking forward to any and all movies that have Sammy Jack as Nick Fury. Pretty well made, although very predictable. Also, got to see the new Dark Knight Trailer before the film.
Raul Duke on May 1, 2008
Was it at the end of all the credits? If so, that is garbage.
J on May 2, 2008
So where's this myserious Hillary Swank scene? I loved the Sam L Jackson ending...that was the best teaser since the end of batman with the joker card. but...really Hillary Swank?
lostcominpinoy on May 2, 2008
Awesome flick! Loved it! Only about 10 of us, out of the packed theater, stuck around after the credits.
Spider on May 2, 2008
Samuel as NICK FURY, sorry thats gay!!! Guys i would have rather seen Nic cage as superman pretending to be nick fury. Man thats so Hollywood. Im sory this movie may be awesome but because of this i have lost all respect for marvel. Only because ok its cool to change up charectors, but man there not even sticking to the script of the original nick fury. Im tired of all this cross over new generation crap, leave it for the comic books, kill the originals on screen then introduce the crossovers or new generations. Everything is so out of wack.,
THERBLIG on May 2, 2008
Yep. After ALL the credits.. New Indy trailer before the movie too, showed a lot more of the potential plot. Sounded pretty slick. It was nice seeing the new Hulk trailer on the big screen too.
Rick on May 2, 2008
Yeah, because the OLD Nick Fury was SOOOOO interesting... Next thing you're gonna say, is that the Hasselhoff-looking Tony Stark in the comics is better than the Robert Downey stark. Dude had a white-gerry curl! Iron Man was never officially cool until NOW. Accept it! The Day Marvel starts obsessing over continuity is the day they give in to the Nerdly pressures of their Distinguished Competition.
Djo. on May 2, 2008
End scene was funny but was HILARY SWANK the one that blew on the dice in the beginning???? I am not sure but I doubt she would take a 10 second cameo.
Ryan on May 2, 2008
Iron man was actually cool and has always been cool. Every one Liked batman but no where near what he is like today. They stopped doing the Glittery happy batman and started doing the struggled sould. Iron man is Iron man and as everyone will see he will stay strong, as for tony stark yeah it was a boring comic but played alot of rolls in everyone elses comics. so that being said , it should stay true for at least 15 min.
THERBLIG on May 2, 2008
I'd completely forgotten about all the rumors of Sam Jackson (mmm mmm, bitch!) being in this film. So it was a huge surprise when I saw him revealing himself at the end of this awesome gem of a movie. That's how you do it! That really showed how much effort and care the filmmakers put into Iron Man. Why can't other writers/directors/producers do the same?
kevjohn on May 2, 2008
ARGH! trailer isnt on YouTube anymore, I went watched the movie with friend on the release date was going to stay till end of credits but friends thought there wouldnt be anything omg..... im crying! Anyone got another link so i can check it out?
zeke on May 2, 2008
I JUST saw Iron Man in the movies tonight- my boyfriend and I were wondering why the lights didn't go on and we left... when i got home, i was crushed to hear about the special Avenger ending with SLJ- is there anywhere i can go to see it online? I hate pirating, but i'm desperate! I spent my last 20 dollars on this movie! I can't go again! someone help!!!
NO FAIR!!!!!!!!!! on May 2, 2008
I want the screen shot at the top of this page for a background. Anyone know where I can find it in high res? I've been looking for about a half hour and can't find it anywhere but on this page. P.S. - went to see the midnight showing of this movie last night and left before the end of the credits. I'm going again this weekend to watch this movie again, and this time I'm staying til the end.
Jeremiah on May 2, 2008
Hilary Swank is not in the movie......
Babylou772 on May 2, 2008
Nick Fury as Samuel L Jackson: http://bp2.blogger.com/_3IfqL9DOqoo/Rnps0jXAjfI/AAAAAAAAA30/KMMRJZ8R4uM/s400/UltimateNickFury.jpg
Fox on May 3, 2008
Anyone who hates on Sam Jackson is a piece of bitch.
DCompose on May 3, 2008
Dude, that ending was so sweet. Can't wait until the Avengers movie. Samuel L. Jackson rocks! Ezikeil 24:17! Girls blowing on dice wasn' Swank, and I didn't see her anywhere in the film. Do you think that there will be a similar scene at the end of "Hulk"?
Ajax on May 4, 2008
i think it was cool, seeing samule l jackson, and mentioning the avengers, and as ave beena great avengers fan for many yrs ,cant wait to see the avengers film, my boyfriend wants tae srtangle me and is now himself obseessed wae he films as he thought kacjson rocked in the laats credits of iron man
mark kilbride on May 10, 2008
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