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Samuel L. Jackson would rather appear in big-budget movies that chase Oscar glory.

The 73-year-old actor has only ever received an honorary Oscar, but admits he prefers roles in blockbuster franchises such as Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and Mace Windu in ‘Star Wars’. “.

Samuel told the Los Angeles Times newspaper: “As jaded as I wanted to be about this, you know thinking, ‘Well, I should have won an Oscar for this or should have won for that and it didn’t happen. not produced”, once I got over it many years ago, it wasn’t a big deal for me.

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“I always have fun going to the Oscars. I always look forward to getting a gift basket for being a presenter. I give stuff to my loved ones, my daughter and my wife used to pull out stuff. It’s cool.. . But otherwise, I was over.”

The star doesn’t view the Oscars as a “measure of success or failure as an actor” and is said to be quite happy with the projects he works on.

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Samuel explained, “I was never going to let the Oscars be a measure of my success or failure as an actor. My yardstick for success is my happiness: Am I happy with what I’m doing?

“I don’t make statue-hunting movies. You know, ‘If you make this movie, you’ll win an Oscar.’ No, thanks. I’d rather be Nick Fury. Or have fun being Mace Windu with a lightsaber. . in my hand.”

The ‘Pulp Fiction’ star said: “He’s the guy I chose to be and that’s fine with me. I’m content because that’s who I am. I’m the guy who makes the lines that people see on T-shirts.

“There are actors who do their whole career and nobody can quote a line they said in a movie. People are going to watch my movies to see how crazy I’m going to be or see how many times I say fuck **. Anything that gets them into the seats.”