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Old 10-29-2013, 03:12 PM   #135
Kahran Ramsus
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Default Re: X-Men First Class v.s Captain America TFA

Originally Posted by DrCosmic
Charles' accident wasn't rushed... it was just terribly convenient. It would have made for a brighter happier X-Men: DOFP... but I'm not sure that was the goal. It does seem incredibly short sighted to do a prequel and set things up perfectly for the original series and then later decide, oh, we want a prequel sequel.
There was no guarantee that it would be popular enough to get a sequel. Remember that the previous two films in the franchise were universally panned. First Class rescued the brand from the scrap heap.

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