Saturday June 6, 2020

The Superhero: Hollywood's new money tap

With seven new superhero movies due to be released next year, and ten in 2017, Hollywood has found a new money tap

2nd May, 2015

Unless you’re an executive at Disney, Netflix or Twentieth Century Fox, you probably won’t sweat too much about the possible bubble in the superhero market, and the risks of that market crashing. But there are, nonetheless, many billions riding on the issue.

Avengers: Age of Ultron opened in cinemas in Ireland, and pretty much everywhere else other than in the US, last weekend. It features no fewer than 18 characters from...

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