An investor from the entertainment company confirmed the news at the presentation, saying the film is currently in “pre-production”.
“It’s fun. I’m excited,” he said on the show. “They’re so much fun.”
The last film in the rights was “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” in 2008, almost 20 years after the third film, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, was released in 1989.
The first film, “Riders of the Lost Ark”, was released in 1981, followed by “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” in 1984.
“I didn’t win overnight, I spent 15 years ago trying to achieve real, significant success,” Ford told Parade in an interview earlier this year. “I think perseverance can definitely credit me for what I have.”
In a separate interview with CBS, Ford said he feels a sense of “responsibility” any time he returns to an iconic role.
“I am committed to ensuring that our efforts are as ambitious as they were when we started,” he said.
CNN’s Sandra Gonzalez contributed to the report.