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Samuel L. Jackson signs big deal with Marvel

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Tbdsamueljackson030209 If you've been wondering if Samuel L. Jackson had any more movies coming out, you'll be glad to hear the actor has signed an unbelievable NINE picture deal with Marvel Entertainment, Variety says. That's a whole lotta comic books.

The initial commitment is to play Nick Fury, whom geeks will recall as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., whom first we saw at the end of Iron Man and will be in Iron Man 2. The deal says the Fury character could show up in up to nine other pics, including projects in the works like Captain America, Thor, The Avengers and The Shield, plus all their possible sequels. That sound you hear is millions of comic nerds squealing with glee.

This is not a bad deal, considering Sammy J. initially was pretty torqued at Marvel over compensation issues over reprising the role. Looks like they got that whole money problem ironed out.

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