The week of Captain Marvel continues, with another character reveal by Entertainment Weekly. This time they’ve revealed what role Nick Fury will play in the story.
According to today’s article from EW that explains that Carol will play a big role in Avengers 4 and the MCU going forward, they also talk about what the 1990’s Nick Fury is like in the MCU:
At this point, Nick is just a lowly desk jockey with S.H.I.E.L.D., who’s never had any experience with extraterrestrial threats. (He’s still got both his eyes too.) Meeting the part-Kree, part-human Carol is his first exposure to the idea that there are people out there with extraordinary powers — and they can be an asset.
“This is a mind-changing, attitude-changing moment for him that leads him to become the person that we know,” Jackson says. “He [now] understands that there are these other things out there. He understands that they’re not all enemies, and we do need to find allies who have specific kinds of skills that humans don’t have. And trying to convince people above him is a difficult task because they haven’t seen it or experienced it.”
That definitely sounds like Carol Danvers is the inspiration for Nick Fury to come up with the Avengers Initiative!
But if Nick Fury is just a lowly desk jocky at this point, what does that make Coulson? Could he and Nick Fury be working together at this point?