Harrison may push the Ford 80s, but he is not old enough for a finale for a wide-ranging film by adventurer Indiana Jones.
Disney announced the fifth and final indie film in 2022 – which has been in development for many years – sending fans on social media into a celebratory frenzy.
“We are in pre-production on the next and final installments of Indiana Jones,” Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said during Disney’s massive Investor Day presentation.
“Of course, Indie, Harrison Ford, will be coming to complete the journey of this iconic character. Indie will start shooting in late spring of 2021 and will be released in July 2022.”
Racing Flick will be led by director James Mangold Ford vs Ferrari And Logan, The final episode of a long series of Wolverine films starring Hugh Jackman.
Steven Spielberg, who directed the first four indie films, was initially ready to direct the final chapter in Indiana Jones history, but instead gave the rule to Mangold.
Spielberg will continue to be involved as a producer.
Ford, now 78, first created the role of Indiana Jones in 1981 The Raiders of the Lost Ark – A few years after gaining worldwide fame as the original Hon Solo Star Wars Picture.
Three years later, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom To be continued.
In 1989, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Theatrical success, Sean Connery played Indy’s dad.
It will take almost 20 years for Ford to star in a fourth film, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Which was a box office success, but was critically acclaimed.
Disney first released plans for a fifth film in 2016, with a 2019 release date, but the project was delayed due to creative differences between Spielberg, screenwriters and producers.
Then the corona virus infection elevated Hollywood’s production schedule. – AFP