When Samuel L. Jackson appeared as Nick Fury at the end of Iron Man, he changed the course of what fans were to expect not only from Marvel but from all cinematic universes that have been popping up recently. He has been one of the biggest players in the MCU and keeps the films connected.
After getting his helicarrier back and help keep the Avengers in check, it seemed that Nick Fury could have a big role when his former team splits apart and fights in Captain America: Civil War. We know that the movie will be filming all over the world which is why the below photo could be indicating that Jackson is prepping to shoot scenes in Berlin.
This is appears to not be the case based on Jackson’s recent comments to Collider.
I’m not in Captain America 3. I can’t figure that out, but I’m not. I guess I’m still out there, trying to figure out what happened to S.H.I.E.L.D. and who these other people are.
It was previously reported that Jackson had signed a nine picture deal with Marvel but it could have been negotiated down after making a few appearances on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Jackson is not interested in waiting till the contract ends to make sure he stays around.
Of course [I’m interested in returning]! I’m looking for a contract extension right now, yeah. I’m looking to re-up.
This is good news for the MCU and hopefully other actors will follow in Jackson’s footsteps and stay in longer than their current contracts are. We have already know how Robert Downey Jr has re-negotiated his contract to include more films, like Captain America: Civil War, and that Scarlett Johansson‘s contract has been changing to include more appearances. Actors from the Guardians franchise, such as Chris Pratt, are locked up for a while so the likes of Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Jeremy Renner may still need to extend.