By Creative Media TimesSteven Spielberg revealed the news at the Rakuten TV Empire Awards on Sunday night that production on Indiana 5 will begin next April in the United Kingdom.
“It’s always worth the trip when I get to work with this deep bench of talent coming out of the UK. The actors, and the crew, the chippies, the sparks, the drivers — everybody who has helped me make my movies here, and will continue helping me make my movies here when I come back in April 2019 to make the fifth Indiana Jones movie right here,” Spielberg revealed while on stage.
Two years ago, Disney announced Harrison Ford is returning in the next installment to play the archaeology professor, reuniting him with Spielberg who is also returning to helm. Last year, Disney set the release date on July 10, 2020.
Created by George Lucas, the Indiana Jones franchise started in 1981’s film Raiders of the Lost Ark. Three years later,the prequel Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was released followed by a sequel, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989. The last installment, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released in 2008. Altogether, the films have made almost $2 billion at the global boxoffice.
Spielberg recently directed The Post, released last December. He will return to sci-fi action adventure “Ready Player One” opening next weekend March 29.