Originally Posted by marvelrobbins
Your deluding yourself If you think First Class Is more popular than Trilogy.The fact
X-Men origins:Wolverine outgrossed It tells you Hugh Jackman and other vets remain popular.The wolverine Is almost certin to outgross First Class.
The hobbit was sucess largely because It Is lord of the rings prequel.
I know right! That was the first time I heard of that and I was like what
And The Hobbit attracted audience simply because of the Lord of the Rings movies not because of Martin Freeman. I don't even know who's that actor is.
Originally Posted by Wolvieboy17
Yes, but the lower commercial performance of First Class was mostly likely BECAUSE of Wolverine, which did a lot of damage to the franchise, which is clearly why Fox stalled afterwards and have felt the NEED to do their semi reboot with First Class.
Or maybe because Wolverine/Hugh Jackman wasn't one of the leading characters of that movie. X3 didn't turn up so good but it didn't hurt the opening weekend of Origins: Wolverine and that movie was even leaked 1 month before its opening weekend.