Samuel L. Jackson inks nine-picture deal with Marvel

signed a nine-picture dealIron Man 2 The Avengers

The deal included the possibility that Fury, who spearheads a fictional agency called S.H.I.E.L.D., would headline his own movie. Since Marvel already has the next several summers booked with high-profile productions, though, that seems pretty far off.

Fans previously got a glance at Jackson in character at the end of Iron Man, in the obligatory franchise-baiting final scene. And in case you missed it, have a look:

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