There was a time when Indiana Jones 5 was looking like Steven Spielberg’s next movie. However, according to recent news, that may no longer be the case. It seems that Jonathan Kasdan has replaced David Koepp as the writer of the movie’s screenplay and because of these changes, the movie’s production schedule will be pushed back a few months, or even a year. According to reports, filming for the project was supposed to begin in April 2019 in the United Kingdom. However, sources are saying that the shooting will no longer start so soon.
It seems that the creative minds behind the project are not happy with the state in which the script is right now. Still, both director Steven Spielberg and main star Harrison Ford as Indy will remain attached to the project. At the moment, it’s unclear where these changes leave the upcoming Indiana Jones 5. Disney is yet to change the official date of the release, but all things point towards not such a big delay. It will probably be about a year or so. All things considered, the next installment of the popular treasure-hunting franchise might come out sometime in 2021.
Indiana Jones 5 is being pushed back
As for Spielberg, he will probably now turn all of his attention towards the long-anticipated remake of the musical West Side Story. He is currently on pre-production for this ambitious project. All may be for the best now because filming a new Indiana Jones on an uncertain script might destroy this popular franchise forever. It’s too risky.
At the same time, people have been waiting for a new West Side Story since the original. This will be a remake, not a sequel, but it still counts. As for Harrison Ford, people will next hear him as the voice of a new character in The Secret Life of Pets 2.
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