Jackson steps fully into Nick Fury in 'Avengers'

In this Oct. 28, 2008 file photo, Samuel L. Jackson arrives to the world premiere of "Soul Men" at the Apollo Theater in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, file) (AP)

May 2, 2012 7:56:25 AM PDT
After popping up in cameos during the credits of Marvel films as the authoritative, eye-patch-wearing Nick Fury, Samuel L. Jackson steps fully into his role as the head of peacekeeping agency S.H.I.E.L.D. in "The Avengers."