Yes Disney does have the rights to make more Indiana Jones films. However people seem to forget that the last one didn't do particularly well.How is a gross of $786.6 million on a $185 million budget not doing fantastic?http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=indianajones4.htmThe only movie that outdid Skull at the box office was Black Knight. Being #2 in the world in any year is a big deal and the DVD sales were AOK too. In fact, Kung Fu Panda was #3 and grossed over $150 million less than Indy.http://boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?view2=worldwide&y...I like the earlier idea that Pixar might consider a Lucasfilm character for an animated feature. Having Harrison Ford be the voice for Indy (or Han Solo) in a Pixar feature might be an interesting way to keep this iconic voice in roles he is associated with without putting him through the rigors of an action movie.I think Disney has a very positive earnings catalysts for fiscal year 2016 (starting November 1, 2015). Shanghai opens December 2015. Star Wars Episode VII will be a summer release in 2015 but the bulk of its profits (including DVD sales) will fall into fiscal 2016 because it will be released after the May 1 arrival of The Avengers sequel. If Avatar Land construction starts this year as planned, it should open in 2016 (after three years of construction). I think it will do for this park what Cars Land did for DCA.With ESPN locking in major deals for long periods, the future looks bright there too.W.D.
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