Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson: How a Tough ‘Kong’ Shoot Was the Start of a Big Partnership

While Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Brie Larson-starring “Captain Marvel,” mostly functions as a big budget introduction to the superhero, tucked inside of it is yet another origin story.

While Samuel L.

Jackson’s Nick Fury has been a steady presence in the franchise since it first began, his background has remained a mystery, one that “Captain Marvel” helps open up by way of an unexpected friendship that humanizes the tough-talking leader.

It’s pulled from one of the actor’s own real-life relationships.In the film, Jackson’s Nick Fury is one of the first people to come into contact with Larson’s jet pilot Carol Danvers, who literally falls to Earth after a stint in space.

Carol thinks Fury is an idiot, while the future head of S.H.I.E.L.D.

is pretty confused as to

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