4 December 2012 8:50 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Marvel Studios had a grand ambition of binding together various franchises into one intersecting mega-narrative. While such a thing is easily and often done in comics, in movies it proves much trickier, what with the wrangling of talent, and different visions from different directors risking a disconnect. But Marvel has been dedicated and meticulous in allowing individual films a unique vision, while binding them together with recurring characters. Chief among these is Nick Fury, played pitch-perfectly by Samuel L. Jackson. Jackon's Fury first appeared in 2008's Iron Man, and has since popped up in every successive Marvel venture, from Thor to Captain America: The First Avenger and as a full-fledged force in The Avengers. Considering this track record, we sort of assumed Jackson would also reprise his role in Marvel Studios upcoming slate of sequels, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. However, Jackson himself »

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