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Old 12-20-2012, 08:14 PM   #525
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Default Re: Captain America 2: News and Speculation - Part 1

Originally Posted by Dark Raven View Post
There's nothing about being the white version in black face or "enslaving him" as you put it. He's simply Nick Fury regardless of his appearance. His original body happened to be the 616 white version but his current body is the Ultimate version. It could easily have been the reverse. I'm willing to bet with someone like Fury that he wouldn't really care what colour he is.

You're the one who seems to see him as a black meat puppet. I never suggested anything of the sort.

You did exactly that when you suggested that Fury, played by an iconic Black actor, turn out to be possessed/inhabited by a white man's soul. The Ultimate version of the character was based on Samuel L. Jackson's likeness, so why would you even think that Marvel suddenly decide that the character is actually a version of 616 Fury? The MCU's Fury is a separate version of the character who was selected specifically for the movie universe. If they wanted the 616 Fury they simply would have used him and hired a white actor to play him.

Originally posted by Kevin Feige

It’s something that’s easy to take for granted, growing up in the United States as a white male, that my cinematic heroes look like me...It’s something that over the course of these ten years, having a certain amount of power over what type of movies are made and what type of actors we hire, I want everybody to have that feeling. We don’t take it for granted that people want to see themselves reflected in our heroes and our characters.
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