The Disney-Fox merger brought the House of Mouse a lot of valuable new brands to add to their ever-growing collection, including X-Men
, Fantastic Four
and The Simpsons
’s animated series is way past its heyday, of course, but it’s a cultural institution that Disney
will likely be thinking of ways to mine for all it’s worth. And creator Matt Groening
thinks that will involve a new film hitting theaters before very long.
While speaking about the show at Comic-Con this weekend, the inevitable question of whether a sequel to 2007’s The Simpsons Movie
would ever happen came up and Groening suggested it’s a matter of when at this point rather than if. In classic Simpsons style, the producer zeroed in on the reason why it’s bound to happen: money.
“No doubt there will be another Simpsons movie one of these days. I think