Samuel L. Jackson to play Nick Fury in Disney Plus series (exclusive)
Samuel L. Jackson Is set to reconsider the role of Nick Fury A new one Marvel Currently in development Disney Plus, Variety Learned exclusively from sources.
The exact plot details of the show have been kept under wraps, but according to several sources, the Jackson star has been linked to co-written and executive productions with Gayle Broad Street. Like other Marvel shows at Disney Plus, Marvel Studios will produce.
Representatives from Jackson, Broad Street and Disney did not immediately respond VarietyRequest for comment.
In the first “Iron Man” movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008, Jackson famously portrayed Fury, the monocular leader of the secret government agency Shield, which was going to post-budget. He later appeared in several films inside the MCU, most recently portraying Fury in “Spider-Man: Far Away from Home”, “Avengers: Endcam” and “Captain Marvel”. He played the role in both episodes of the ABC series “Agents of Shield”. Spoiler Alert: The last time fans saw Fury was on the budget show “Far Away from Home”, where he was on a scroll ship somewhere deep.
Jackson is one of the most popular actors of modern times. He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Quentin Tarantino, who was nominated for an Oscar for “Pulp Fiction”. The two worked together on films such as “Jackie Brown,” “The Hateful Eight” and “Django Unchained”. He has worked with Spike Leave on several films, including “To The Right Thing”, “School Days,” “Mo ‘Better Blues,” “Jungle Fever” and “C-Rock”.
Jackson starred in films such as the prequel trilogy of “Star Wars”, “A Plane of Snakes,” “Unbreakable” and the recent sequel “Glass” and “Coach Carter.” The Nick Fury series will mark the first regular television role of his life.
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He has worked as a writer and executive producer on the most recent Emmy-winning USA Network series on Broad Street. Robot. His other credits include “Borgia”, “Berlin Station” and “Copper”.
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Whether the project should go to the series – and it seems very likely – is the latest big-budget Marvel show to get the greenlight at Disney Plus from Kevin Fijian Marvel Studios. “Wandavision” is set to be dropped later this year, with “The Falcon and Winter Soldier” and “Loki” on deck for 2021. This was also reported recently Tatiana Maslani joins the star of the “She-Hulk” series In works in streamer. Other Marvel shows in the works include “Hockey”, “Moon Night” and “Miss Marvel”.
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