The studio head recently discussed Disney’s plans to extend the franchise, and while it’s not entirely clear, it sounds like the studio won’t be pursuing a complete reboot, instead having Ford’s Indiana Jones eventually pass the torch to a younger hero.
As Iger described to THR: Not like Star Wars, but we hope … We [got] Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in the film. I’ve had discussions about what the direction is, [but] I don’t want to get into it.
“It’s rare to have such a perfect combination of director, producers, actor and role, and we couldn’t be more excited to embark on this adventure with Harrison and Steven.” Though the news was met with some naysayers implying that Ford is too old for the part, director Steven Spielberg recently defended the choice to have the actor return to the role.
“As Harrison matures, so does his character and yet he did so many of his own stunts in ‘The Force Awakens,’” Spielberg told the Daily News.
at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Bay Lake, Florida, Walt Disney Imagineering and George Lucas collaborated once again in creating a new Indiana Jones-themed attraction for Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
Unlike the previous collaboration, this attraction was created with a backstory "set in the Lost Delta of India, circa 1935".
Groundbreaking for the Temple of the Forbidden Eye occurred in August 1993, with more than 400 Imagineers working on its design and construction.) show building, an area of the former "Eeyore" parking lot was demolished, and the Monorail and Jungle Cruise attractions were rerouted.
“Harrison plays Indiana Jones, that I can certainly say,” screenwriter David Koepp told EW.Here’s everything we know about the upcoming still-untitled fifth As officially announced in March, Harrison Ford will be reprising his iconic role as Indiana Jones in the still-untitled upcoming fifth installment in the series.“Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019,” Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said in a statement at the time.is still several years away from hitting theaters, but fans are already starting to get an idea of what they can expect.With the project set to kick off filming in 2018, details about the long-awaited sequel are slowly starting to surface.