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  1. Actor Samuel L. Jackson has appeared in at least one film for each of Disney's owned studios. He played Nick Fury in the MCU (Marvel), he was a Jedi in the Star Wars prequels (Lucasfilms), Frozone in The Incredibles (Pixar), as well as the narrator for a Disney Nature Documentary "African Cats".

  2. When Marvel was attempting to create their own independent studio, they used their own IPs (Captain America, The Avengers, Nick Fury, Black Panther ect...) as collateral. If the MCU failed, Merrill Lynch would have ended up owning these characters.

  3. When a Marvel comic book writer apologized to Samuel L. Jackson for basing Nick Fury on him in 2002, he said, "Fuck, no, man. Thanks for the 9 picture deal."

  4. Long before the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel recreated Nick Fury to intentionally look like Samuel L Jackson without his knowledge, and even had Nick say that he would want SLJ to play him in a movie

  5. The character of Nick Fury originated in a series called "Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos", which was created by Stan Lee as part of bet with his publisher that he could make a series with the worst name he could think of and it would still sell

  6. Spider-Man and Nick Fury are some of the most resurrected characters in comic book history.

  7. Nick Fury in the Comics was made to look like Samuel L Jackson even before the Avengers Movie was planned.

  8. In 1998 David Hassselhoff stared as Nick Fury in the movie Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

  9. Veteran comic book artist/writer Jim Steranko (Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.) once "bitch-slapped" Batman co-creator Bob Kane in the middle of San Diego Comic-Con.

  10. The original Nick Fury was played by David Hasselhoff in a movie written by David S Goyer of The Dark Knight fame.

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Samuel L. Jackson wanted appear in the background on Breaking Bad as his Avengers character Nick Fury. The producers denied his request as they thought it would be distracting.

Samuel L. Jackson once pushed for Nick Fury to cameo on Breaking Bad

David Hasselhoff once starred as Nick Fury in an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D movie.

In 1998 Fox aired a TV Movie called Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., with David Hasselhoff starring as Nick Fury.

In the Marvel Ultimate Continuity, Nick Fury bore a striking resemblence to Samuel L Jackson. When the actor contacted Marvel about using his image without consent, they offered him the role of Nick Fury in the MCU

David Hasselhoff played Nick Fury in the movie Nick Fury: Agent of Shield, a direct to DVD movie

As far back as 2002 Comic Book Nick Fury cast Samuel L Jackson to play himself in the movies (Read the last comic panel on the page).

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the bible verse that Vincent recites in Pulp Fiction is on Nick Fury's gravestone.

Nick Fury's false tombstone in Captain America: The Winter Solder reads: "The path of the righteous man" from Ezekiel 25:17. This is a quote from Jackson's character Jules Winfield in Pulp Fiction.

David Hasselhoff stared in Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998). A Marvel movie about Shield vs Hydra.

George Clooney was in talks to play Nick Fury in the early '00s but pulled out after reading a Garth Ennis comic book in which Fury strangled a man with his own intestines

in 2002, a Marvel comics writer based an alternate version of Nick Fury on Samuel L Jackson, using his image without permission. Jackson discovered this and nearly took legal action. Marvel offered to cast him as Fury if the character was ever in a movie. Jackson took the deal.

When the 'Avengers' and 'Breaking Bad' were both filming in Albuquerque, NM, Samuel L. Jackson pushed to have a cameo in the show dressed as Nick Fury. As a big fan of 'Breaking Bad' he hoped to stop by Los Pollos Hermanos in full costume to “blow people away,” but Vince Gilligan refused.

Samuel L. Jackson showed up unannounced on the set of Breaking Bad. dressed in his Nick Fury outfit. Both productions were happening on the same studio lot, and Jackson wanted to be an extra. The producers denied his request to appear as Nick Fury on the show.

The actors for Thanos and Scarlet Witch had a sex scene in the 2013 movie, Oldboy. The actors for Nick Fury and Mantis is in it too.

The connection between Captain Marvel, Nick fury and Tony stark: What will likely to happen in the Avengers Endgame

GI Joe was originally created as the next generation of the Agents of Shield for Marvel, originally to be led by Nick MFing Fury!

In order to get a loan to start up Marvel Studios back in 2005, Marvel had to offer up the movie rights to 10 properties as collateral: Captain America, the Avengers as a group, Nick Fury, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, Hawkeye, Cloak and Dagger, Power Pack, and Shang-Chi.

in 2002, Marvel comics writer Mark Millar modelled an updated version of Nick Fury on Samuel L Jackson, using his image without permission. Jackson discovered this and nearly took legal action. Marvel offered to cast him as Fury if the character was ever in a movie. Jackson took the deal.

In infinity war, Spiderman, Dr. Strange, Gamora, Black panther, Loki, Peter, Drax, Mantis, Nick fury, and vision all die.

There was a Nick Fury movie back in 1998 and the lead character was played by The Hoff

Samuel L. Jackson showed up on the set of Breaking Bad dressed as Nick Fury, requesting to be an extra at Pollos Hermanos, he was denied

George Clooney was originally supposed to play Nick Fury in the MCU but pulled out due to the violence of a Nick Fury comic series.

As far back as 2002, Samuel L. Jackson was Nick Fury. It was never even open for debate.

There was a made for TV movie about Nick Fury released in 1998, starring none other than David Hassleholfe