12/09/2013 08:42 am ET Updated Feb 08, 2014

What Disney Knows That You Don't


Friday's deal with Paramount opens the door to reviving a series that has more life left in it than one might think, given that its star, Harrison Ford, is now 71. The fourth Indy film, 2008's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was considered a creative disappointment but still grossed a massive $786.6 million worldwide (all four films combined made just under $2 billion worldwide, not adjusted for inflation).

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