With the Marvel Cinematic Universe now being so huge, with so many different comic book characters now appearing on the big screen, there are plenty of Hollywood stars who have appeared in Marvel movies along the way. While some of these are just one-off characters with one-off appearances, there are others who have made multiple appearances, appearing in a number of Marvel movies.
How I Met Your Mother actress Cobie Smulders plays the role of Maria Hill in the Marvel movies, while Hollywood legend Samuel L Jackson appears as Nick Fury in the films. When Marvel decided to branch out into television shows with the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series, both Samuel L Jackson and Cobie Smulders agreed to appear is the season premiere.
Over the course of the debut season Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has managed to get bigger, better and more exciting, with a number of interesting characters turning up along the way, including Thor actress Jaimie Alexander as Lady Sif. Now, with the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season finale fast approaching, it has now been confirmed that both Cobie Smulders and Samuel L Jackson will return to the show.
Cobie Smulders will make her return as Maria Hill in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the April 29 episode of the show, while Samuel L Jackson is back as Nick Fury for the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season finale. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stars Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker and Elizabeth Henstridge and continues to air on Tuesday evenings at 8/7 on ABC.