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Old 04-08-2013, 08:47 PM   #89
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Default Re: 'Days Of Future Past' BOX-OFFICE worldwide prediction

Originally Posted by Zarex View Post
No, it's not. Read Marvel's 10Ks prior to the Disney purchase. Marvel may have given away the store on film rights, but they retained both a majority interest and control over associated merchandise. Remember the non-existent racks of XM:FC t shirts and shelves filled with action figures?
Having retail presence doesn't mean Guardians of the Galaxy will outgross X-Men: Days of Future Past. Retail presence helps but it doesn't mean it will be more successful just because X-Men: Days of future Past doesn't have any retail presence. If FOX promotes the movie well with trailers, tv spots, posters around the mall, billboards, people will watch the movie. There's a lot of big movies out there that didn't have tie-in toys and t-shirts. Majority of the viewers don't even buy them.

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