The show’s fine plot details are preserved, but multiple sources say Jackson linked to the star with Kyle Bradstreet attached to writing and executive production. Like all other Marvel shows in Disney Plus, Marvel Studios will produce.
The Jackson, Bradstreet, and Disney actors didn’t respond right away varietyRequest for comment.
Jackson filmed Fury, the single chief of the secret government agency SHIELD, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as he returns to a post-credit scene in his first “Iron Man” in 2008. He has appeared in several films within the MCU since then, most recently filming a movie. Fury in “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Captain Marvel.” He also played the character in two episodes of the ABC series “Agents of SHIELD”. Ballast alert: The last time fans saw Fury was in a post-credits scene from “Far From Home,” where he was aboard a Skrull ship somewhere in deep space.
Jackson is one of the most iconic actors of the modern era. He is known for his frequent collaborations with Quentin Tarantino, most notably Jackson’s Oscar-nominated performance in Pulp Fiction. The two have gone on to act together on movies like “Jackie Brown,” “The Hateful Eight,” and “Django Unchained.” He has also worked with Spike Lee on several films, including “Do the Right Thing”, “School of the Daze,” “Moo Best Blues”, “Jungle Fever” and “Chi Rak”.
Jackson is also known for his roles in films such as the prequel “Star Wars”, “Snakes on a Plane”, “Unbreakable” and the recent follow-up “Glass” and “Coach Carter”. Nick Fury will be the first regular TV role of his career.
He is represented by ICM, Anonymous Content and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
Bradstreet recently worked as a writer and executive producer on the USA Network Emmy Award winning series “Mr. Robot. His other credits include “Borgia”, “Berlin Station” and “Copper”.
It is represented by UTA.
If the project moves to a series – which seems very likely – it will be the latest big-budget Marvel show to get the green light on Disney Plus from Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studios. “WandaVision” should be released later this year, with “The Falcon and Winter Soldier” and “Loki” showing on deck for 2021. It was also announced recently. Tatiana Maslany is linked to star of the TV series She-Hulk In business in streamer. Other Marvel shows in the business include “Hawkeye,” “Moon Knight,” and “Ms. Marvel.”