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Indiana Jones: Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast of the fifth film From Fleabag to Star Wars and James Bond, Phoebe-Waller Bridge has risen through the ranks as both a writer and performer. While we have yet to see what her pen has brought to the 007 franchise, the British actress will next be seen on-screen opposite Harrison Ford in the upcoming fifth and final Indiana Jones movie. The announcement from Lucasfilm and director James Mangold… Read More...

Indiana Jones 5 has added a new face and brought back a familiar name. Fleabag creator/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has joined the cast as the female lead, while the legendary John Williams is coming back to score the film. Harrison Ford is back as Indy, of course, with James Mangold directing. Plot details remain locked away, but production is expected to begin sometime this summer. Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that Phoebe Waller-Bridge is joining the Indiana Jones 5 cast as the female lead.

George Lucas no longer involved with developing story for Indiana Jones 5 You know what? I feel that George Lucas is paradoxically not given enough credit for his contributions to pop-culture, while at the same time given way too much credit. Thing is, projects like STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES were definitely his babies, and he was a driving force in what makes them so great - from the stories, to the characters, to the tone, to the... Read More...

'INDIANA JONES 5' WIll Not Be Indy's Final Adventure The Hollywood Reporter had a chance to sit and chat with Disney CEO Bob Iger. They discussed everything from Pixar to Marvel to Lucasfilm.While discussing Lucasfilm THR asked about the future of Indiana Jones. Steven Spielberg has confirmed that he will direct the fifth installment and that Harrison Ford will once again reprise the role of the intrepid archaeologist, but what will happen after that? Will Disney want to create an Indiana Jones universe similar to what they have with Star Wars and Marvel?Thankfully no. Iger said:"Not like Star Wars, no.

Spielberg Offers Brief Update On 'INDIANA JONES 5' Look, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL didn't do much for fans when it came out. There was plenty of hype around it, considering LucasFilm had gotten the band back together. You had Steven Spielberg in the director's chair, a story by George Lucas, Harrison Ford donning the iconic hat, John Williams scoring the thing, and even Karen Allen returning to the famous franchise.

Shortly after the sale of LucasFilm to Disney, several rumors began circulating that not only was STAR WARS coming back in a big way but that INDIANA JONES wouldn't be far behind. Depending on who you asked, it was going to be a reboot starring someone like Chris Pratt as a younger Indy, a sequel where Harrison Ford passes the torch over to his son to keep up the good fight and make sure that everything ends up in a museum, or just an outright sequel with Ford front and center.

Variety recently spoke to famed producer Frank Marshall at CinemaCon in Las Vegas where the famed producer discussed Harrison Ford's involvement with the fifth "INDIANA JONES" film from Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Pictures.Putting the rumors to rest, Marshall confirmed that Harrison Ford is the only actor suited to play archaeologist Indiana Jones saying:"I think both in the ‘Jason Bourne’ series and on ‘Indiana Jones,’ we are not going to do the Bond thing.

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Simon Pegg: 'I don't have a great wish to be in Star Wars'

rss.feedsportal.com – Pegg also expresses his relief that George Lucas will not return to direct. 7 years 48 weeks ago via donnieyen
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George Lucas Says Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher & Harrison Ford Essentially Signed For 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

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fb.indiewire.com – So, let's just recap where we're at. In February, we saw a lot of chatter start surfacing about the original "Star Wars" cast returning for "Star Wars: Episode 7" with Harrison Ford reportedly confirmed, Carrie Fisher seemingly saying she was back too (though her rep now says she was joking) while Mark Hamill stated he actually hadn't signed yet. 8 years 6 weeks ago via brucelee
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George Lucas Once Envisioned Four 'Star Wars' Trilogies

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fb.indiewire.com – Ok, this is an odd one that no one seems to have noticed nor made much fuss about. In the latest issue of Empire magazine detailing this history leading up to "Star Wars: Episode VII," the publication says George Lucas originally envisioned four "Star Wars" trilogies and then dropped one in the late 1970s.

8 years 17 weeks ago via jackiechan
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