Indiana Jones will not be back in cinemas on July 10, 2020.
The fifth movie of the adventure series will miss its original release date, Variety learned. Filming should begin in the United Kingdom in April 2019, but sources close to production say filming will not start again next spring and will have to be postponed for months, if not even a year. Potential crew members have already been informed of the delay.
Part of the problem is that the most important members of the creative team still have to sign a finished script. Collider reported Thursday that Jonathan Kasdan, son of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Lawrence Kasdan, was recruited for a new draft. A deal has not yet been completed to bring the author on board, but it looks like he's about to join the project soon. David Koepp ("Jurassic Park") made the first round of the script. Eventually, the fifth Indiana Jones in 201
Insiders emphasize that both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford continue to be interested in revisiting the popular franchise of the world-famous archaeologist. However, Spielberg has a full dance map of development projects and it is possible that one of them will slip in front of the "Indiana Jones" sextouch. The Oscar-winning director is in pre-production for a remake of "West Side Story" and plays with "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," a historical drama with Mark Rylance.
Ford will next vote in "Secret Life of Pets 2".
Disney, the studio that released the fifth movie by Indiana Jones, declined to comment. The studio has yet to officially pull "Indiana Jones 5" out of the release calendar or announce a new date.