Jackson is also part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, first appearing in Iron Man (1998) as Nick Fury.
He has reprised his role numerous times after that in films like Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man Far From Home and next year on The Marvels?
“So, it’s not a big controversy for me to know that, well, apparently, these actors are movie stars,” he added.
I think that’s been said a zillion times…but it’s like, you know, it’s these franchise characters that become a star.”
Shang-Chi star Simu Liu was one of the Marvel actors that pushed back on Tarantino’s assessment