Indiana Jones 5 Will Shoot in April 2019

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Despite rampant speculation that the Indiana Jones franchise might be headed for a reboot, back in 2016 Disney and Lucasfilm officially announced that there would still be a fifth installment starring Harrison Ford with Steven Spielberg at the helm. At the time, they set a release date of July 19th, 2019, but with Spielberg contemplating several other projects including a West Side Story remake that date eventually shifted to 2020. Now it sounds like the wheels are finally in motion and a production start is scheduled for next year. Spielberg revealed the news at the Empire Awards in London last night:


“It’s always worth the trip when I get to work with this deep bench of talent coming out of the UK. The actors, and the crew, the chippies, the sparks, the drivers — everybody who has helped me make my movies here, and will continue helping me make my movies here when I come back in April 2019 to make the fifth Indiana Jones movie right here.”

Not much is yet known about Indiana Jones 5 except that David Koepp is writing the script and Shia LaBeouf’s character Mutt will not be making an appearance. Disney CEO Bob Iger also promised that this would not be the last Indy movie, although whether Harrison Ford would be up for another one remains to be seen. The movie is currently expected to hit theatres on July 20th, 2020. Are you psyched for Indiana Jones 5?

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  • Jake

    Really curious what the hell this will be. They were setting up Crystal Skull seemingly to have Mutt take over the reigns. If this isn’t the last Indy movie who is taking over the role??

  • Lori Cerny

    Shia can always return. He would definitely be interesting and a good age for the role.

  • Lori Cerny

    Anything Ford wants to do, I’m down for. In twenty years, Crystal Skull is going to be appreciated for its camp,

  • Jake

    I would love that, but I think he torched the bridge that leads to Spielberg’s office many years ago.

  • 1138sw

    Me personally would love to see a new Indy but with a new actor. I love Ford and he will always be the quintessential Indy but he’s getting a bit long in the tooth…I mean watching him run in action seqences in SW:TFA was dreadfully painful.

    I think Indy should take the James Bond approach and have a new Indy every 4 or 5 films. The Indy character can be just as prolific as James Bond so why not?