Nick Fury Will Reportedly Return for THOR: RAGNAROK
Nick Fury is a main staple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so it’s not surprising to learn that Samuel L. Jackson might reprise his role in Thor: Ragnarok. There may have been some doubt that he would appear in Ragnarok because the movie is mostly supposed to take place in the realm of Asgard and the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has already said that “very little” of the story will take place on Earth, but it sounds like some of those scenes will include Fury.
According to Australia’s Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper, Thor: Ragnarok will start pre-production this week. Australia is where the film will be shooting, and the paper received a tip that Jackson will be back to reprise his role. According to the rumored report, the actor will shoot his scenes at the Village Roadshow Studios in Queensland, Australia, where he and Tom Hiddleston just filmed Kong: Skull Island.
The last time we saw Fury was in the new Avengers Facility in Age of Ultron, and he was telling Black Widow that the Hulk’s whereabouts were unknown. Don’t expect to see him in Captain America: Civil War, because the actor has already confirmed that he won’t be appearing in it.
There are no details given on how Fury will fit into Ragnarok, but I can’t help but think it will involve him tracking down Bruce Banner/Hulk, and that maybe he plays a part in or is witness to Hulk going to Asgard where he and Thor will team up for an insane journey to save Asgard and, most likely, battle Hela.
I should also note that Jackson has two movies left in his nine-picture deal with Marvel. After that, who knows when or if we’ll ever see his version of the character on the MCU again.
Thor: Ragnarok is being directed by Taika Waititi from a screenplay written by Christopher Yost, Craig Kyle, and Stephany Folsom. The movie stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Jaimie Alexander, and Cate Blanchett, with a few other actors who have yet to be announced. It’s set to be released on November 3rd, 2017.
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