Samuel L. Jackson has been a pretty consistent part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the past decade-plus, with his portrayal of Nick Fury helping bring the Avengers together. But as one of the actor's recent appearances proves, he might still be a bit rusty on Marvel trivia.
A series of screenshots from Jackson and Captain Marvel star Brie Larson's appearance on Carpool Karaoke
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The tweet of Jackson's answers has gone viral in recent days, with fans appreciating Larson's confused expression to Jackson's answer.
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While Jackson might not know the names of the Infinity Stones, his portrayal of Fury arguably has an interesting impact on the events of next month's Avengers: Endgame. As the mid-credits scene for Captain Marvel revealed, Larson's Carol Danvers has officially answered the infamous pager message sent by
"I didn't hint any of that," Jackson said in a recent interview. "I didn't say anything. I just said 'I don't know.' That's the answer we're instructed to give."
In the meantime, fans can see Jackson play a unique incarnation of Fury in Captain Marvel, with the '90s-set film presenting a younger version of Theory than seen in the MCU before. As Jackson has previously expressed, there was something special about being part of the first female-led solo movie in the MCU.
"I have a daughter and I have a wife who feels undervalued," Jackson told reporters during a visit to the film's set. "Because she is a black woman, she is in the business and she's been in this business longer than I have. She was a professional actor when she was a kid and doing all this stuff. And she's a specific body type and a specific...skin tone. Which is not the preferred skin tone of this business basically. I mean, Viola Davis is the biggest dark skinned star. And… being able to uplift women in a very specific way, I grew up in a house full of women. Who always made me feel special. And made me tow a specific line. I understand a lot about who they are and what they felt just because I heard it. And I had to experience it every day. How hard the world is for women specifically."
"And to work with Brie who has a very
Captain Marvel is in theaters now. It will be followed by Avengers: Endgame on April 26th, and Spider-Man: Far From Home on July 5th.