‘Ice Age 5′ Lands July 2016 Release Date From 20th Century Fox
The four films in the hit animated franchise have grossed more than $2.8 billion worldwide
20th Century Fox has announced it is moving forward with another installment in the blockbuster “Ice Age” franchise.
The studio will release “Ice Age 5″ on July 15, 2016. The four films in the “Ice Age” franchise have grossed more than $2.8 billion worldwide. ...
The reason animation studios produce followup features to their big hits is, they are a sure-fire way to make lots of money.
(Or, as Darryl Zanuck so gracefully put it: "You can open your own mint.")
A few of the sequels/spin-offs of high-grossing animated features that will soon roll down your neighborhood pike:
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Rio 2 (2014)
The Penguins of Madagascar (2015)
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2015)
Finding Dory (2016)
How To Train Your Dragon 3 (2016)
Puss in Boots 2
The Croods 2 ...
And so on and so forth.