No Nick Fury Action Until The Avengers, Says Sam Jackson

July 1, 2009
Source: MTV

Nick Fury

Aw, damn! Jon Favreau is currently finishing up the last few weeks of principal photography on Iron Man 2. We expect to see a lot of exciting footage at the San Diego Comic-Con, but I'm certain we won't be seeing any of Samuel Jackson in that footage. MTV talked with Jackson recently and asked him how big his role as Nick Fury is in Iron Man 2. When asked if we get to see him in any action scenes at all, he unfortunately admitted, "Not this time, not yet." Jackson adds, "We still haven't moved Nick Fury into the bad-ass zone. He's still just kind of a talker." So then maybe action in The Avengers? "Looking forward to that, yeah."

Okay, so we know that Nick Fury barely showed up in the first Iron Man at the very end of the credits, and he wasn't even in The Incredible Hulk at all. But Samuel Jackson is signed on for 9 frickin' Marvel movies! And I know this guy kicks some ass in the comics, I've seen him fight. Maybe it's better that they don't rush into it, you know, don't show all your cards at once. Alas, we won't have any Nick Fury action in Iron Man 2, which will just make his action debut in The Avengers all the more sweeter. Though Jackson did confirm that he has scenes with Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. It looks like S.H.E.I.L.D. is growing.

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I still say Nick Fury is suppose to be a White guy!!! But i guess if anyone can pull it off its sam jackson Because he screams in all his movies! lol

Dude on Jul 1, 2009


LOL! He does. Reminds me of the Chapelle show. xD "Could you please stop yelling at me?" "No, I can't. This is how I talk. Have you ain't never seen my movies? I'm Samuel Jackson, motherfucker!"

SuicidalOptimist on Jul 1, 2009


^Hellz yeah! But I'm with #1 and I wouldn't mind seeing the Hoff again. Must just be nostalgic purposes.

w00t!!! on Jul 1, 2009


Sam Jackson Vs Hoff.....You already know who's bringing in the box office millions....and Its my man...Sam Motha fuckin' Jackson baby!!!

Stan 'The Viewers Choice' Morrow (Facebookme!!!) on Jul 1, 2009


The "Ultimate" version of Nick Fury is black so it's fine. Getting a big name actor only makes these movies better.

Dean on Jul 1, 2009


Thats because the ultimate version was based off of him....

Zega on Jul 1, 2009


Too bad.. Ah, who gives a crap, I'm glad he took the part, that's good enough for me =D. I think you mean 'S.H.I.E.L.D.', not 'S.H.E.I.L.D.'

Robbie on Jul 1, 2009


I always thought Kurt Russell would have been a good Nick Fury

TediusTed on Jul 2, 2009


My guess is that he will be in the Captain America movie along with Bruce Banner (Hulk) and possibly Black Widow. For all we know, Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff) is the SHIELD representive in Iron Man 2. If they are going to make a replica of the Ultimate movies, they would make a large misstake. Common, who wants to see a movie they've already seen, only this time its live action instead of animation? We know the plot, we know the twists, why would we want to see it? On the subject though, Nick Fury was a white, blond haired and presumably dead general. Obviously they had to make some changes, personally I think Sam L Jackson is great for the role. However in the Ultimate movies he's not really a fighter, he's just the guy who brings everyone together. Personally I'm hoping for SHIELD to grow abit during the next year or two and have them return in Spider-Man, not to recruit him but to play a role and possibly shed some of the history of SHIELD in that movie, as a sidetrack (in the animated series of Spider-Man, Parker and Jameson are kidnapped by SHIELD and Nick explains to Jameson some of his personal history, it's in the Chameleon episode, in the end, Spider-Man uses that knowledge of history to uncover who the Chameleon is).

Felix on Jul 2, 2009


Can I join S.H.I.E.L.D. too. on Jul 2, 2009


I don’t know if anyone has been reading comics lately or say that last 10 years or so. But Nick Fury hasn’t been an action hero since Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos. He’s always been the leader of SHIELD and in the comics he talks more than he actually fights. Even the Ultimates version is more about stirring up shit than actually getting his hands dirty, althought the Ultimate version is younger and he does engage in more action than the regular Marvel Universe version.

SlashBeast on Jul 2, 2009


Slashbeast - have you picked up any of Secret Warriors? It's written by my single favorite new upstart writer, Jonathan Hickman. He makes Fury a rogue agent who works for no-one, uncovering a gigantic conspiracy involving SHIELD, HYDRA, etc. Anyway - it's worthwhile reading. That said, I'm really looking forward to Iron man II, and I think the REAL headline to this article should be: "FIRST PICTURES OF NICK FURY, WHO IS DEFINITELY IN IRON MAN II. " Why do you guys always focus on the negative? Is that supposed to get more attention or something?

Django on Jul 2, 2009


I don't mind Fury being black as long as they don't go with the Ultimates story line. @13, I was just thinking I would love to see a movie come out based off the Secret Warriors or even Secret War stories. Also, @11 is not me but some jack ass spammer. WTF, Get on this.

S on Jul 2, 2009


I agree with number 8 completely. But I guess he did the part already with those "Escape" movies.

bad movie on Jul 2, 2009


I agree with Robbie ..!!

led display on Jul 2, 2009


S.H.E.I.L.D is growing and i can't wait.

Fisherr on Jul 3, 2009


@ 12 Wow, one comic series, must be definitive. @ 13 What the fuck are you talking about?

SlashBeast on Jul 4, 2009


guy's, in the ultimate comics Nick Fury is blak. Sam Jackson is going to be awesome as nick fury best choice for him. avengers wil be frickin awesome

max s. on Oct 21, 2009


and guys at the end of the hulk when RDJ goes and tellss the general about the team nick fury probobally sent stark to ask to bring the hulk in

max s. on Oct 21, 2009

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