Originally Posted by Workshed
What are the chances that Renner will return?
Chances are, he and Arterton have 1-2 sequel options in their original contracts. So Paramount can easily exercise those when the sequel gets greenlit in earnest.
But with Renner's growing price, he'll have the clout to renegotiate his contract for a better payday (not so sure about Arterton). And Paramount is very penny-pinching when it comes to franchises... they'll probably do a backend deal with him in exchange for a smaller upfront paycheck.