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'Avengers' Passes $700 Million, Disney Announces Sequel

'Avengers' Passes $700 Million, Disney Announces Sequel

It’s official – there’s a sequel underway for The Avengers!

Disney CEO Bob Iger made the announcement during a conference call, calling the action flick’s success “a great illustration of why we like Marvel so much.”

The Avengers – co-starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, and Tom Hiddleston – smashed its competition at the box office this weekend.

It has earned more than $700 million worldwide in less than two weeks – one of the best showings of all time, THR notes.

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