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Samuel L. Jackson...IRON MAN 2...

Published at: Oct. 20, 2008, 12:05 p.m. CST by merrick

Merrick here...
After Samuel L. Jackson's 'if you blink you'll miss it' appearance in IRON MAN, many fans asked an obvious question: would Sam even appear in IRON MAN sequels, or would we only see him again if THE AVENGERS movie happened. IESB just round tabled with Jackson, who said Favreau had just spoken to him about the forthcoming sequel.
Favreau told Jackson that Nick Fury would have a much more prominent role in the second one.
..says THIS ARTICLE at IESB. And, as IESB accurately notes, it wouldn't take much at all to make Jackson's role "more prominent" than it was in the first one. Lest we forget what Sam's up against, here's the performance he must best in order to become the *real* Nick Fury:


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  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:06 p.m. CST

    Well good. After terrence howard got the axe, Glad SLJ is comin

    by Lucidz

    SLJ could use a good franchise. He's had some rough luck lately.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:06 p.m. CST

    Motherfuckin' good news

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    About Nick Motherfuckin' Fury.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Good stuff

    by Jason B. Swaim

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:07 p.m. CST

    S.H.I.E.L.D. mothafucka!

    by Heckles

    I'm an Avengers Initiative laying motherfucka, motherfucka!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:07 p.m. CST

    wow, now THAT is a Nick Fury performance

    by just pillow talk

    Bravo David, Bravo!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Will they need to get a new acronym?

    by Wheel99

    M.F'n.S.H.I.E.L.D.M.Fer

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:08 p.m. CST

    It is hard to beat The Hoff

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    Probably better not to try.<p>To date, the only organism successfully able to best The Hoff was that burger he was so hilariously unable to eat.<p>Damn you, slippery burger!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Wow, what's with the language Frankie?

    by just pillow talk

    Sheesh. <p>Cunt.

  • AOAQ - Avengers on a Quinjet.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:09 p.m. CST

    The little boy inside of me is jumping for joy

    by BenBraddock

    Wish he'd stop, it's making me queasy

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:09 p.m. CST

    The Hoff is a magical creature

    by just pillow talk

    Much like the Unicorn or the Loch Ness Monster.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    damn cutoffs....on this mutherfucking Quinjet!

    by Err

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:14 p.m. CST

    Fuck you, motherfucker! (jpt, I mean)

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    Drunk The Hoff versus drunk The Jack would be quite a fight, I reckon. The Jack should watch the tape of The Hoff's defeat at the hands of that slippery, slippery burger for tactical tips.<p>Falling out of the bun appears to be key when facing The Hoff.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:18 p.m. CST

    "I'm getting sick and tired...

    by Kid Z

    ...of all these muthafucken Hydra agents on this muthafucken helicarrier!!!"

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:24 p.m. CST

    mmmmmm Lisa Rinna

    by the milf lover

    I forgot she was in that! She was hot, not so much anymore...

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:27 p.m. CST

    Ow! My motherfuckin eye!

    by versatol

    Now I gotta wear a motherfuckin patch for the rest of my motherfuckin life!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:29 p.m. CST

    I prefer to think that The Hoff would have

    by just pillow talk

    learned about his unfortunate slip up with the burger, and be able to handle drunk The Jack.<p>You dirty FF loving cunt!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:30 p.m. CST

    and what the fuck are you doing at the office?

    by just pillow talk

    Get the fuck outta there!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:34 p.m. CST

    It's a busy week, jpt

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    Finishing up before heading off to pastures new and whatnot.<p>Not that I'm getting much finished, what with spending my time writing daffy comments about an actor with a drinking problem and all that.<p>Still, acoholism is funny. Very funny.<p>P.S. It is true that I love FF, and I may well be a cunt (what the fuck, I am very much a cunt a good deal of the time), but I would like it known that I am an extremely clean FF loving cunt. It is important that I clear that up. My mum might be reading this, and I don't want her thinking I don't shower and put on clean underwear, jpt.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:35 p.m. CST

    geez...that was no worse that Cage as

    by crankyoldguy

    Johnny Elvis Blaze and Rinna does have that DSL factor...and I don't mean high-speed internet.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:35 p.m. CST

    It is especially funny when you spell it incorrectly

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    D'oh!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:39 p.m. CST

    woah! I don't want mum Marmoset to read that

    by just pillow talk

    Tis all in good fun mum Marmoset. Honest. Frankie's a good clean cunt of a boy. Honest.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:39 p.m. CST

    I'M THE DIRECTOR OF S.H.I.E.L.D...

    by Jarados

    You have to do what I say!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:40 p.m. CST

    Bring back Hoff as Fury!

    by GunterMonkey

    This is a blatant disrespect of the source material!!!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:41 p.m. CST

    I guess this will be rated R....

    by Karl Childers

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:42 p.m. CST

    In all honesty...

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    My mother would be horrified if she read some of the shit I write on this wesbite.<p>HORRIFIED.<p>She did not raise me to have such a foul mouth, or to be so fascinated by nonsense.<p>Clearly, I am a terrible disappointment...

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:48 p.m. CST

    what your mom didnt like FF, Frank?

    by the milf lover

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:49 p.m. CST

    lines of dialogue from the Avengers movie

    by fartedinthefaceofhollywood

    "aight muthafuckers lets line this shit up...wait...where the fuuu...IRON MAN!!!...getcha ya fuckin ass down here muthafucker quit zoomin ya ass around wit all that flyin bewlshit...fuck... hey HULK!!!...get yo green pants splittin muthafuckin ass ova here, huddle-the-fuck UP god-dammit i don't get paid fo this shit!!!"

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:49 p.m. CST

    renouncing the FF is the first step Frankie

    by just pillow talk

    baby steps...

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 12:52 p.m. CST

    He does look like class Fury, but

    by V'Shael

    that clip only gave me one question. Was that German daughter banging her German daddy?

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:11 p.m. CST

    SLJ was in Iron Man?

    by ricarleite

    Huh.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:12 p.m. CST

    Sam's good, but he's not the Hoff.

    by Dragon Man

    Sam Jackson is just a mere mortal. The Hoff is like the Shat -- beyond cool.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:13 p.m. CST

    The Hoffinator

    by scottishnutjob

    Is it just me or was the Hoff totally awesome in that? Man I wish he'd gotten more parts in more movies. That's exactly the kind of superhero type acting so many actors suck at these days. Also a time when women in movies were hot not just hyped. Good luck SLJ, you'll need it.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:22 p.m. CST

    I'M TIRED OF THIS MOTHAFUCKIN IRON, IN THIS MOTHAFUCKIN MAN!

    by Galactic

    plz say that.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:32 p.m. CST

    Dare I speak blasphemy?

    by Royston Lodge

    I really don't think Nick Fury will translate well to the big screen, and here's the ironic/counter-intuitive reason why: Nick Fury is too much like a traditional action movie character. Fury, SHIELD, etc. It's pretty much the basic "Secret Government Spy Agency" story. To me, SHIELD was just a way for Marvel to get an action movie archetype we've seen a bajillion times before into their comic books. That's not a criticism as SHIELD is a big and great part of the Marvel Universe. But to then take a well-worn movie archetype that was simply (IMHO) recycled for the comic books, and then recycle it again onto the big screen will result in "merely" yet another spy/action movie, albeit one set in the Marvel Universe. I just don't see how to make a big-screen version of the archetype that's fresh and original. Fans have FINALLY been given the version of James Bond that we've been craving, thanks to Daniel Craig. It's asking too much for Nick Fury to compete with that. (Dislaimer time!) With respect, of course... That's just my humble opinion... Based on controlled laboratory experiments... Your mileage may vary...

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:37 p.m. CST

    ricarleite

    by vic twenty

    After the credits roll, Sam the Man shows Tony Stark his security system ain't all that.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Damn that Hoff clip is cool

    by David Cloverfield

    Makes me want to see it.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:52 p.m. CST

    That clip was awesome

    by Flipao

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:57 p.m. CST

    Ben Stiller = THIEF

    by Forsakyn

    It's obvious that Ben Stiller's Mr. Furious is a direct copy The Hoff's fantastic performance. Ben - you should be ashamed!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Has Ult. Nick Fury ever said 'motherfucker" in the comics?

    by blindambition238

    Cause that would have been really... stupid.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2 p.m. CST

    Walk da Earf, like Kane in Kung Fu.

    by Baron Karza

    Or Nick Fury.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    I'M MOTHAFUCKIN NICK FURY

    by turketron

    YOU HAVE TO DO WHAT I SAY<P><P> Props to Jarados above for also remembering the one good thing that will ever come from Lakeview Terrace. Mind you, I haven't seen the movie but SLJ's "I'm the Police!" line is classic.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:10 p.m. CST

    ... BITCH!

    by Yotz Von Frelnik

    Sorry, needed that

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    Badass. As if I wasn't looking forward to...

    by hallmitchell

    Iron Man 2. This is going to be huge. Who would have thought that Iron Man would have pipped Indiana Jones at the Box office in the USA.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:17 p.m. CST

    NICK-MUTHA-FUCKIN-FURY!

    by zom-bot.com

    you think i wear this motherfuckin PATCH to be cool and shit, motherfuckers? i lost my motherfucking EYE in a GAT-DAMN battle back when yo DADDY was a fucking BABY watching JOHN FUCKING KENNEDY get his fuckin HEAD blown off. I've fought along side men while they exploded like waterballons and shit, i've lied to them and said everything was going to be fuckin okay while they died in a trench over the course of three day from an infected gut shot....so don't YOU comequestion ME and MY PATCH in MY FLOATING FORTRESS, MOtherfuckers, because you think you KNOW the FU-Ry, but I ain't even SHOWN you the fury i have to offer....<P>direct lines from the next flick, i guarantee.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Samuel L. Jackson Is Now A Joke Of His Own Making!!!

    by Media Messiah

    As he appeared on the screen in Iron Man, I felt nothing except for the fact that his appearance suddenly made the film seem cheap!!! Why??? Because Sam Jackson will take any film now, quality doesn't matter, all that matters is the size of the paycheck. His name being associated with a film now means horrible things, where it once meant quality, and called to you to support it!!! He has delivered nothing but soft performances in his last dozen plus films, if you can even call them performances...and if you can even call them films, as they are awful??? <BR><BR>His career has now become a joke, as well as much of his acting, all by his own hand...the hand of greed and gluttony!!! And for a man who used to be one of the most respected actors in the business, if not the most respected actor, that is a mighty big fall to take, indeed!!!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:20 p.m. CST

    it's not his fault he's a joke

    by zom-bot.com

    well, maybe it is. everyone that directs him probably says- give us what you gave us as jules in pulp fiction'...and he can refuse to, but he doesn't. he could turn it down a notch or refuse a few of these blatant typecasts.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST

    hoff should appear anyway

    by Staldo

    The Hoff should appear in a supporting role as one of the howling commandos, they didn't retcon those guys out of existence, did they? He could be kidnapped by the Mandarin's thugs, stripped down and forced to eat burgers on a dirty floor.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    Yes its true

    by Charlie_Allnut

    Iron Man wouldn't have sucked if the Hoff had been given the opportunity to save it.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Nick Fury's Howlin' Muthafuckin' Avengers!

    by dihay

    Directed by Andy Dick.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Can Nick Fury get a purple lightsaber, too?

    by PirateEmery

    I'm sure that if SLJ asks really nicely, the director gives him anything he wants.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:07 p.m. CST

    IF you need to be reminded that Sam Jackson can act.

    by Royston Lodge

    Go out and rent The Red Violin, in which Samuel L. Jackson plays a violin expert contracted by an auction house to appraise a shipment of very rare violins, violas, and cellos that have recently been discovered in China. He doesn't drop the MF bomb once in the entire movie, the flick's about violins, and STILL he manages to come off as bad-ass. The look of disbelief that he gives this other expert when the other expert says that he'd like to disassemble a priceless violin to see how it was made is just priceless. It's like he says Muthafucka with his eyes!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    The Red Violin, again...

    by Royston Lodge

    In case you're curious about this gem from Sam Jackson's filography, here's the wiki entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Red_Violin

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Royston

    by fartedinthefaceofhollywood

    interesting...although i'd probably have to prop my eyes open with tooth picks to stay awake all throughout...given your description this movie comes off as visual Ambien...i'd have to watch this mid-day...when i'm most awake and alert.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:21 p.m. CST

    atleast hasslehoff looks the part, lol...

    by Warcraft

    you know it's true.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Glad to hear that.

    by mrfan

    Hell, include General Ross and Bruce Banner in a cameo also.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Samual L. Jackson...GOD...

    by otm shank

    "I'm a mushroom cloud laying muthafucka, muthafucka! I'm supafly tnt! I'm the guns of the navarone!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Sam Jackson = Nic Cage

    by Philvis

    They are only separated by the color of the skin. Their character performances are always the same. I will give Sam Jackson credit for The Red Violin. He really stepped away from himself in that one. The Hoff owns Nick Fury though!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Bored of Jackson

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    guys a slut. He'll be in any and everything.<p> Oversaturation of the product<p> I'm really hoping to never see the guy again.<br> Ususally it's comedic actors that make my never want to see again list

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:52 p.m. CST

    saying motherfucker with his eyes

    by zom-bot.com

    priceless description, and correct,, i forgot about that one.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 3:53 p.m. CST

    That Hoff clip...

    by JimBobCooter

    Don't blame it all on Hoff... screenplay by David S. Goyer.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 4:12 p.m. CST

    Melvin-Pelvis

    by odo19

    I totally feel the same way.....yet I know years from now I'll be flipping though the dials and a movie with him will come on and a massive wave of nostalgia will come over me and I'll fall in love with him all over again.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 4:13 p.m. CST

    S.H.I.E.L.D headquarters in Cloud City?

    by GunterMonkey

    That clip was awesome...and how about the near kiss--I thought they were gonna kiss. Those near kisses get me every time!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:18 p.m. CST

    WOW...Hasselhoff vs. Sammual L. Jackson

    by Steepdog1

    The only example needed of why sometimes casting against source material race is a good idea. Now, if they would only cast Mark Whalburg as Black Lightning... <---(joking, for the love of God, Joking!!!)

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:23 p.m. CST

    Hell yeah.......................................................

    by crackerfarmboy

    Bring on the Avengers. Branagh on Thor, Iron Man 2, and Captain America...let's lock and load mother fucker!!!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Who said they're casting against source material..?

    by CeejayNightwing

    The version of the Avengers and specifically Nick Fury is partially based on the 'ULTIMATES' universe of Marvel comics. In that timeline or universe, Nick Fury is a black man and looks like Sam Jackson. The artists who drew that comic based his appearance on Sam Jackson so it's only natural he should play the part of this version of Nick Fury. D.Hasselhoff's version of Nick Fury is the classic version of the comic character, that version is not as realistically delivered in the comics as the Ultimate line of stories have managed to deliver with its version of superheroes and that's why they've not gone with it for the movie.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:33 p.m. CST

    don't fuck with Hasselhoff

    by palooka_boy

    Hasselhoff IS Nick Fury

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:39 p.m. CST

    Sarcasm is so hard to type...

    by Steepdog1

    UM yeah...didn't need a whole "Comic Book Guy from the Simpsons" dissertation on the history of the Nick Fury Character. In "Marvel Apes" Captain America is a Gorilla. That doesn't mean he should be a gorilla in the movie. My comment was really just a knock at Hasselhoff... I know about the Ultimate version...but that version as well was created AGAINST the source material's character's race...thus still making my comment accurate. I meant against the original version of the character...I'm just not comic-nerdy enough to care about explaining that in detail.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:39 p.m. CST

    Nick Fury and stunt casting

    by Mosquito March

    Didn't they already do that when they cast Angelina Jolie as a female Nick Fury in SKY CAPTAIN? Once they knew they had Downey for Stark and Norton for Banner, they should have kept a certain level of class and thrown money at Clooney to be the classic Nick Fury. Sam Jackson was in fucking SNAKES ON A PLANE and JUMPER, for chrissakes. Lucas pulled the same shit with Mace Windu. "Hey, I'm making a new STAR WARS! Let's hire Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and...Samuel L. Jackson..." Whop-wah...

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:42 p.m. CST

    No.

    by bc1970

    I'm in the minority "No SLJ" camp. Gary Sinese. Viggo. Thanks for nothing Ultimates.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:47 p.m. CST

    I wont go that far...

    by Steepdog1

    I have to actually agree with Ceejay that Jackson being the actual basis for at least one comic version of the character kinda exempts him from being "stunt casting." That' almost like saying casting John Malcovich in "Being John Malcovich" was stunt casting. While I agree Clooney would make decent "Classic" Fury, I have no problem with Jackson in the part.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:57 p.m. CST

    So, it was stunt casting in the comic, too.

    by Mosquito March

    I kind of hate that we're stuck with a Jackson Fury just because of the Ultimates, and just because Jackson is always available for everything and anything.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:58 p.m. CST

    funny you should mention Fury

    by rben

    i have a modest comic collection and recently moved so i'm probably going to sell em at a local store friday. the ones i'm not going to sell are some ellison dream corridors, the newer version of Lost In Space, Horny Biker Sluts (truely over the top crazed stuff) and three issues of Steranko's Fury (yup, sez 12 cents on the cover so their not reprints). I might also keep some copies of Wally Wood's thunder agents but i haven't decided yet. I took a whole bunch of those old cinefantastique magazines to a Goodwill a few weeks ago before i realized: hmmm, i probably would have gotten money for those as well. damn!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 5:59 p.m. CST

    "Big words for a one-eyed man"

    by Unnatural

    Best movie line EVER

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Not Harry Maybourne!

    by nascentia

    The Hoff just punched out Harry Maybourne from SG-1! WHAT THE FUCK, NICK FURY!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:37 p.m. CST

    by JamesT

    You laugh, but that film made a billion dollars in Germany.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Hassling the Hoff

    by JamesT

    You laugh but that movie made a billion dollars in Germany.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:39 p.m. CST

    Hoff is the TRUE Fury, you fucking nancy-boys!

    by Uncle Stan

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:41 p.m. CST

    If the marvel movie universe is connected now....

    by TheFunkyEnigma

    What the fuck was spidey doing during the end ruck of Hulk? Having a wank? Two monsters tearing up New York would most definatly make my spidey-sense tingle....

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Clint Eastwood is the ONLY Nick Fury...screw the rest

    by Monkey_King

    Favreau is an idiot of Brian Bendis caliber for this revisionist bullshit shakeup. this film will suck more every time Jackson is on the screen. Bring back Terrence Howard for less money and a back-end deal.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:48 p.m. CST

    The Hoff gotta drink!!

    by Ronnie__Dobbs

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:50 p.m. CST

    Oh to be able to hop in a time machine

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    give EFNY era Kurt Russell a Nick Fury haircut, and give him the role.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Ultimate Nick Fury was never a character in his own right.

    by Chewtoy

    It was always just "What if we had Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury?", and written based on a stereotype of Jackson. So really, this is S.L.J. playing stereotypical S.L.J. in the role of Nick Fury. I'm sure he'll bring a lot to the role.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Get this mothafuckin Hasselhoff off my motherfuckin airship!

    by IAmJack'sUserID

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:14 p.m. CST

    Sam Jackson is a Joke

    by SnakePlissken711

    Ever since I heard his racist comments on the DEEP BLUE SEA DVD I have been laughing every time Samuel L. Jackson comes up. The man is a joke. He's got one act = acting mean & angry, preferably so he can drop his f-bombs or better yet mother-fucking bombs. The fact that he claims he's is the second baddest ass in the universe after Yoda in the Star Wars prequels shows how much this man believes in his own shit. Mace Windu? Fuckin' Jar Jar Binks had more purpose in the entire prequel trilogy than this wannabe-Jedi master. Bad motherfucka = that's what Samuel L. had inscribed on the bottom of his lightsaber handle. This man is a joke as an actor and he's and he's an offensive racist. Forget Mel Gibson Jew bashing - Samuel L. takes the cake for delivering the "black power" racist movement. You want to see a great African American actor who can act? Morgan Freeman. Sidney Poitier. Laurence Fishburne. Forest Whittaker. Not Samule L. Jackson. Jackson, like Will Smith comes from the school of attitude. That which means, I am a tough-bad-ass so don't mess with me. The entire movie SNAKES ON A PLANE is bar-none the worst big-budget studio picture ever made (and I love B-pictures!). Let's not forget Samuel L. is an ex-crack addict and did prison time and if I am not mistaken it's one of the reasons Scorsese cast him in GOODFELLAS. I don't know him personally, but if his fans love him it's because they wannabe a "bad-ass" like him and it has nothing at all to do with acting performance or talent.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    I didnt see this anywhere on here

    by hank quinlan

    but you guys know Goyer wrote that Shield Tv movie right? Further proof, he needs a strong director to weed out his good ideas from his bad ones. And Ive caught it on Scifi a few times. It looks crappy but it was kinda dumb fun.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    floating fortress dealy

    by dahveed1972

    actually kinda cool

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Hoff for Thor

    by deanbarry

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Grammaton Cleric Binks...

    by REDD

    Nah, look at Kurt Russell in "Stargate", just give him the eye patch.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Did AICN say anything about Howard?

    by half vader

    Dunno if I missed it - I mean the fact that this whole thing is news to him. Dark Horizons says he knows nothing about any pay dispute. What gives?

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Will SLJ/Nick Fury meet any more superheroes?

    by Damage_Inc

    I SAID SUPERHEROES MOTHERFUCKER! DOES HE MEET THEM?!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Will SLJ/Nick Fury yell in this one?

    by Damage_Inc

    I SAID WORDS MOTHERFUCKER! DOES HE YELL THEM?!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:30 p.m. CST

    Will SLJ/Nick Fury have a love interest?

    by Damage_Inc

    I SAID PUSSY MOTHERFUCKER! DOES HE GET SOME?!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:35 p.m. CST

    Seriously...

    by Jaka

    ...this post just reminded me that I have the DVD sitting on my kitchen table. Haven't watched the movie - think I'll do so after MNF.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 9:39 p.m. CST

    i bought S.H.I.E.L.D.

    by LordTwinkie

    when i was getting iron man! it was awesome, HOFF is the man! i think this was supposed to be a pilot for a tv series though.

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Samuel Jackson is..

    by malificus

    ..the South Park of acting, beaten to DEATH and tired as a Clinton is horny joke. Enough of that asshole, holy jeebus aren't there ANY other actors out there but that douchebag? Give it a rest asshole, overexposed much?

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 11:47 p.m. CST

    Nick Fury

    by Nasty_Nick

    I wonder how he'll fit into the story of the next one. Will he and Stark be seen recruiting for their Team. It might be cool to see them go head to head.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:01 a.m. CST

    Nick Fury was white now black

    by Nabster

    they should make him Taiwanese next.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:20 a.m. CST

    Don't diss SLJ!

    by Eyegore

    He's in all those movies because he's awesome, and all the movies he's been in are more awesome because of him!

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:46 a.m. CST

    Samuel Jackson as Bruce Banner..

    by Stalkeye

    Don't make me angry man, you wouldn't like me when I'm muthafuckin angry..!

  • What's next, a Black President?<p> GObama!

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:53 a.m. CST

    Only thin that was cool about Hoff's Fury..

    by Stalkeye

    was Lisa Rhinna.Goddamn she was fiiinnee. Other than that, I could care less about "Drunken' Fury.(seen the video kids?)he could barely eat a hamburger,much less fire a pistol.You fanboys never cease to amaze me I tell ya.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:58 a.m. CST

    Dick Fury starring Kurtlockwood.

    by Stalkeye

    Should he come out of retirement of course.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 6:32 a.m. CST

    This is a BAD idea

    by Reelheed

    The whole Avengers movie concept needs to be set-up with subtle pointers and if Tony Stark is now a government hired gun based on the activities in the first film - what? One scrap in the middle east and getting his ass handed to him on a highway - its going to feel really thin. Now if he was just developing/building SHIELD tech that I might buy...

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 7:40 a.m. CST

    whiney paltrow is...

    by emeraldboy

    helping mad(ge). to get over Guy. Another recruit for Kaballox.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 10:05 a.m. CST

    SLJ = The New Tommy Lee Jones

    by ArcadianDS

    Remember when Tommy Lee Jones was showing up in EVERY SINGLE MOVIE BEING MADE? When he finally went balls out stupid and played two face, he was never to be seen or heard from again.<p> I predict a similar fate for mister Sam Jackson.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 10:17 a.m. CST

    by grendel san

    To those who rag on Samuel L. Jackson, you realize that he's starred in some of the highest grossing films of all time? Say what you will about him, but I find his work to be enjoyable. And Sam Jackson as Nick Fury could kick all kinds of ass.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 10:43 a.m. CST

    Just Give Jackson the lead in a Shield film already....

    by j2talk

    it could be the start of an American James Bond style franchise....

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 11:37 a.m. CST

    Jackson...Cheadle...

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Iron Man 2 could either be fantastic because of this, or diluted with Cheadleness. Depends on the script.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 12:18 p.m. CST

    Iron Man is not a robot

    by poonhead

    Poor guy. http://www.adambrooks.net/ironman.html

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 12:40 p.m. CST

    Terence Howard said sorry and is now Nick Fury.

    by Damien Chowder

    Albeit a very Samwise Gamgee 4 Frodo type-a Nick Fury. <p> Nick Fuck-in Fury motherfucker!

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 4:26 p.m. CST

    Sam Jackson does anything for money because...

    by offscauta

    he spent a very long time without it, I'd guess. But he lost all credibility when he became the voice of the KFC commercials. Nobody can be that hard up. Maybe he just doesn't want to work forever, so is taking all the money he can while it's being offered.

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 6:08 p.m. CST

    "Iron Man 2" needs to be rated R!

    by Evangelion217

    So that Samuel L. Jackson can say the word, "mothafucka." :)

  • Oct. 21, 2008, 8:38 p.m. CST

    War Machine design photos!

    by Gusmer

    Has anybody seen the 3 design photos they have in Yahoo's article on Howard getting the boot? There are actual concept designs (property of Paramount) of what seems to be War Machine (in the article, they even mention that they are concept designs for him). Granted, 2 of them are similar to the Mark II suit. But the one with the shoulder cannon? Too much of a coincidence!!! Have they appeared before???

  • Oct. 22, 2008, 2:34 p.m. CST

    This one?

    by Shaw

    http://tinyurl.com/2em598