Originally Posted by Raiden
Disney spent 4 billion to acquire the entire Marvel company; what makes you think that the film rights of X-Men and FF would worth the same as Marvel? And despite how well-received FC was, it still made less than X2 & X3, and FF's two movies have had rather disappointing box office returns, and Fox just wanted to reboot the franchise rather than making a third. To suggest that these two alone would worth 4 billion is rather ludacrous.
Co-sign. Spending even $1 Billion Dollars for two mid-tier film franchises (Yes, I referred to the X-Men franchise as mid-tier. cope) would be a poor business move.