While speaking with BBC Newsbeat, Samuel L. Jackson dropped a few hints about what fans can expect when he reprises his role as S.H.I.E.L.D. top man, Nick Fury in next summer’s The Avengers.

“I’m actually doing more than I’ve done in any of the other films,” he says, “You don’t have to wait until the end of the movie to see me. I’m actually around the whole movie and I do a lot more. I have action scenes and I actually do things to people in this movie.”

His dream job is how he would go on to describe the Avengers production, and that he couldn’t be happier sharing the stage with his co-stars.

“We’re all really good friends,” he says, “It’s kind of funny to stand around in a room and see everybody. Thor is standing there in his costume. Captain America. Sometime’s he’s dressed and sometimes he’s not. Scarlett [Johansson] is there as Black Widow. Robert Downey is there. He very seldom has his Iron Man costume on when he’s just hanging around with his buds. It’s just amazing to look around the room and see all of those guys there and go, ‘Okay. This is cool.'”

Jackson, Johansson and Downey join Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård and Amanda Righetti in the Joss Whedon film, hitting theaters on May 4th, 2012.

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