Investors of 'The Wolverine' expects huge earnings after spending US$100 million

By IVCPOST Staff Reporter

Jul 27, 2013 05:20 AM EDT

'The Wolverine', Hugh Jackman's return as a superhero, was shown on July 24 in many international markets. It was released on July 25 in Australia and July 26 in India and United States. The film that cost roughly US$100 million to produce was expected to bring back more money to the people who invested on it.

'The Wolverine' is 2013's superhero movie that featured the character of Marvel Comics, Wolverine. It was a movie produced by Americans and Australians. It was considered as a smaller-scale franchise of X-Men. The first on X-Men series that focused on Wolverine alone, 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' earned US$85 million on it first day. Its domestic profit was US$180 million and it earned US$393 million in total on a US$150 million budget.

Production companies like Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Donners' Company, Ingenious Media, Big Screen Production and Ingenious Film Partners, among others, were behind the film. 'The Wolverine' is currently dubbed as summer's best superhero movie.

Movies like 'Spider Man', 'Iron Man', 'The Avengers' and 'Captain America' came from Marvel Comics of Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The company used to be called just Marvel Enterprises until it merged with Toy Biz, Inc. Marvel Entertainment that was primarily the maker of 'The Wolverine' was famous for its comic book and films through its enterprise called Marvel Studios. 'The Wolverine's maker became a limited liability company in 2009 after Walt Disney Company acquired it for US$4.24 billion.

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