Jackson Set For Nick Fury In Nine Films

If they’re signing all those involved up to similar deals, it’s no wonder Emily Blunt and Mickey Rourke have hesitated.

Samuel L. Jackson has made a long-term deal for the role of Nick Fury in Marvel Studios upcoming films reports the trades.

Jackson’s commitment to play Fury, the leader of the espionage unit S.H.I.E.L.D., contains an option to play the character in nine future Marvel superhero films.

These are expected to include “Iron Man 2,” “Captain America,” “Thor,” “The Avengers” and “The Shield” as well as potential sequels.

Jackson expressed displeasure with the studios initial offer to reprise his role which he played in the closing moments of “Iron Man”.

Jon Favreau kicks of filming of the “Iron Man” sequel in the spring for release Summer 2010.