Were you a bit unsatisfied with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?
I kind of was.
I think many of the more hardcore Indiana Jones fans will agree that they were at least somewhat dissapointed with how the fourth movie turned out. It wasn’t a bad movie IMO, but it lacked that real gritty Indiana Jones feel that all three prior movies had. Sure, there was some action, but there was also….aliens, and, a mediocre storyline. I guess the fact that I’ve only watched that one twice, but I’ve watched the other three like a hundred times (no, seriously) just shows my disinterest in the last Jones’ movie.
So here were are, with news of the Indiana Jones 5 set to start filming in the UK in April, 2019. Spielberg will team up again with Harrison Ford, now 75, for his famous role as Indiana Jones.
When does it hit theatres? It’s set for a July 20, 2020 release date.
Is this the last we will see of Indiana? Not according to Bob Iger, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lucasfilm’s parent company Disney, who said that Indiana Jones 5 won’t be the last film.
Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg revealed at the Empire Awards Sunday night that Lucasfilm’s Indiana Jones 5 filming will begin in the UK in April 2019!
“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,” he said.
Set for a July 20, 2020 release date, the film will again see Spielberg teaming up with Harrison Ford, who is reprising his iconic role, and franchise producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshal. The screenplay is written by David Koepp.
Famed archaeologist and explorer Indiana Jones was introduced in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark – one of AFI’s 100 Greatest American Films of All Time – and later thrilled audiences in 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1989’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The four films have brought in nearly $2 billion at the global box office.
Spielberg previously promised one big thing for the fifth installment, while Bob Iger — Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lucasfilm’s parent company Disney — has said that Indiana Jones 5 won’t be the last film.