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Indiana Jones 5 director talks about what’s next for franchise

James Mangold is taking over the Director’s chair from Steven Speilberg for the next Indiana Jones movie. No pressure. But Mangold, who directed the acclaimed film “Logan,” says he’s ready for the role. Ahead of participating in tonight’s “Quarantine Watch Party” for “Logan,” Mangold talked… Read More »Indiana Jones 5 director talks about what’s next for franchise

Harrison Ford set for fifth Indiana Jones adventure

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm back in 2012 the big prize in the crackerjack box was Star Wars with all its movies, comic books, and merchandise sales. Buried in the bottom of that box was a little franchise called Indiana Jones. While Disney has focused on… Read More »Harrison Ford set for fifth Indiana Jones adventure

Does Disney have big plans for Indiana Jones?

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When Disney acquired Lucasfilm, all eyes immediately focused on the Star Wars property. After all, fans were eager to wash out the bad taste of the prequels. Then things got interesting. With rumors that the original cast were coming, Star Wars fans were thrown into a fever pitch of excitement.

Of course we now know that Luke, Leia, and Han are coming back. At what cost though? A year ago, there was a rumor that for Harrison, that meant another Indiana Jones. The story goes that as part of his negotiations for piloting the Falcon one more time, he leveraged Disney to start production on Indiana Jones 5.

There has been little news up until now. Bob Iger has commented that they are simply pacing themselves. After Crystal Skull, who can blame them. It still seems Disney is looking for a story though.

For me, this is incredibly encouraging. That Disney is taking their time is huge for me. I love the Indiana Jones movies and I think there really isn’t anything like them in cinema. While Crystal Skull was ultimately a let down, it still felt like an Indiana Jones movie. It gave me the same sense of excitement and everything. This was then dashed upon the rocks but still, it satisfied a need.Read More »Does Disney have big plans for Indiana Jones?