Samuel L. Jackson Talks ‘The Avengers’ Script Leak

Disney and Marvel scold the actor after his assistant left the script information inside a printer.
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Samuel Jackson talks The Avengers script leak It has been widely publicized that Samuel L. Jackson had his The Avengers shooting script stolen and later sold on the black market.

Today, Samuel L. Jackson has come forward to talk about how the theft actually occurred, and how he was scolded by Walt Disney and Marvel Studios for letting this happen.

This is what Samuel L. Jackson had to say about the notorious incident.

"When they sent me the new version of the script, I was shooting a film in Toronto (Canada) and my assistant copied it from the email (and printed it) in the office somewhere. And by the time we got to Albuquerque someone had stolen the script out of the printer and put it online for sale. I didn't know printers had memories. And apparently my assistant didn't either. Marvel/Disney kind of got really upset about it. It caused a minor storm of investigation. They sent a team of investigators to Canada. They were trying to find (track down) the IP address of the person that put it online. It was crazy."

No one has been arrested in the theft of Samuel L. Jackson's script. Neither Marvel nor Disney have ever made any official comments in regards to this infamous incident.

Marvel's The Avengers was released May 4th, 2012.


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  • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago


    Hopefully they will find that person eventually, if they have not yet found that person already.


    • skywise • 4 years ago

      Did they ever find the person who put it up for sale?


      • jamie-peterson • 4 years ago

        So do I. I would truely hate to be the disney and marvel executives who tried to get upset at Sam. I mean come on he's played bad A@@#$ for so long that if you even approached him with anything remotely negative even if its not his fault he might pop a cap on you or something or slice you with his lightsaber. Just kidding. Love Sam he's one of those jem african american actors like Denzel every movie he's in gets better and better even if its a crappy one.


        • seawolf63 • 4 years ago

          @ignitedspade I totally agree with your statement. I usually try to avoid in-depth info on any film that I am really anticipating. Why would you want to ruin the cinema experience and any surprises. A good trailer and some brief info is enough to hold me over most of the time.


          • Silas-Enterprises • 4 years ago

            Pretty sad, how anyone can do this.


            • ignitedspade • 4 years ago

              I'm pretty sure, that even though the script is leaked online and such...that a fan of the Avengers, and someone who is looking forward to the film, isn't going to read it, regardless of where and how much of it is plastered on the internet. I personally haven't searched for it, or read it. And I plan to keep it that way.


              • nawtnt • 4 years ago

                Who ever stole the script is a bastard idot fool why ruin the fun of the most awaited comic book team up movieof the decade.

                I can't believe that someone would go so far that he give out spoliers for a movie that isn't released yet for just fun.

                If Samuel L. Jackson finds him then he would say "I had enough of this motherf*cker bitch stealing my motherf*cking script".


                • Rich-Ebersole • 4 years ago

                  its walt Disney cover up thats what it sounds like!


                  • bud2fresh • 4 years ago

                    I got to quit clicking on everything associated with Avengers because this is stupid lol


                    • instead8909 • 4 years ago

                      Sounds to me she did it on purpose, no one is that stupid. I say Fire her


                      • m2 • 4 years ago

                        I keep forgetting Disney is a part of this :/


                        • ignitedspade • 4 years ago


                          NOW PLEASE...GO THE FU*K TO SLEEP.


                          • moviegeek • 4 years ago

                            lol. So dumb.


                            • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago


                              Yeah, no kidding !


                              • rudy • 4 years ago

                                I didn't know either, wierd.


                                • crisgod • 4 years ago

                                  if they find the guy, they should just send SLJ to cut it's fracking head off.


                                  • rjh094 • 4 years ago

                                    i don't understand why anyone would want to ruin their experience to enjoy the movie. i guess just to say, "i know what happens next!"


                                    • michael-routt • 4 years ago

                                      This is so newsworthy.- Note sarcasm


                                      • bane5000 • 4 years ago

                                        yeah im sure they really scolded SLJ, really....hes muthaf*cking SLJ, they probably were just like" dont let it happen again Mr. Jackson sir", while behind some plexi glass in another room speaking through a p.a system


                                        • rojodiablo • 4 years ago

                                          I have a feeling they will find the person responsible.


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