Despite the fact that Indiana Jones 5 has been postponed again, shooting has already been completed. Everyone's favorite cloak and sword archaeologist returns to the big screen in the upcoming fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, which began pre-production in December. The sequel unofficially known as Indiana Jones 5 will bring back Harrison Ford as Dr. Henry “Indiana Jones”, with franchise creator George Lucas on board as executive producer.
Director Steven Spielberg won't be behind the camera, however, as he turns around Logan director James Mangold. The Daily Mail has released the first collection of photos in the collection, including Harrison Ford in the iconic leather jacket, Mads Mikkelsen in character and more. Spielberg was behind the scenes in the previous four films, at least two of which have been of fundamental importance to American cinema. In an interview with HeyuGuys, Ford preached caution and due diligence when making another Indiana Jones film.
As for the content of the story, franchise producer Frank Marshall previously indicated that the fifth film will be a continuation of the events following Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, rather than any kind of reboot or prequel. One thing that has also been confirmed is that we will not see Ford's iconic character die. The only confirmed cast member so far is Ford, but Indiana Jones' next adventure will likely be his last performance as the character. As for who will pick up the hat after Ford, Spielberg said it's time for the character to take “a different form, and expressed a willingness to cast a female lead in the lead role.
Karen Allen also indicated that she hopes to have a role in the new film for her franchise character, Marion, who appeared in both Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Crystal Skull. Williams will seek to replicate the success he had with the first three Indiana Jones films, which each won Academy Award nominations for their score. That streak ended with the much-maligned fourth film, which did not receive a nomination. To get you excited about Indiana Jones 5, we've compiled the latest news about the cast and crew who will be joining Harrison Ford for the next adventure.
At some point, it was believed that Indiana Jones 5 would turn the character of Shia LaBeouf Mutt Williams (featured in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) into the new protagonist, something that obviously didn't suit Harrison Ford. Following the acquisition of Lucasfilm and the marketing and distribution rights to future Indiana Jones titles, former Disney CEO Bob Iger expressed interest in monetizing the Indiana Jones franchise across the Disney company's various divisions, which is not surprising at all given that's what they did with Star Wars The news was confirmed by Indiana Jones 5 director James Mangold and producer Frank Marshall, who shared images on social media to celebrate the moment.