The Los Angeles Times talked to Marvel Studios’ Avi Arad, who says that the $56 million opening of Fantastic Four guarantees a sequel:
Avi Arad, chairman of Marvel Studios, sees the weekend as just the beginning of a long-term revenue stream for the company. “Of course, there will be a sequel,” he said. “Now the constituency is much larger.”
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