Jackson plays reprises his role as S.H.E.I.L.D. director Nick Fury in Marvel Comics’ The Avengers. To thwart threats that Thor’s brother Loki has made on Earth, Fury creates the Avengers. Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, Black Widow and the Hawkeye team up on screen for the first time. Actors Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner co-star.
I knew enough about the comic franchise to know that at a certain point were going to get to all these guys being together…and Nick Fury being the glue that kind of puts them there.