American superhit and long running action-adventure franchise Indiana Jones film franchise is back with a long-awaited fifth installment titled Indiana Jones 5 and this news comes as an unexpected surprise for the fans worldwide.
The franchise began in 1981 with the film Raiders of the Lost Ark, following a prequel in 1984 titled Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and a sequel in “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade” in 1989.
The fourth installment of the series, titled Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released in 2008 and it received critical acclaim as well as commercial success grossing $ US 790 million worldwide.
After a wait of more than a decade the fifth film of the franchise, Indian Jones 5 which is currently in production is all geared for release in the next year.
Indiana Jones 5 Release Date
The makers revealed the release date of the film and it is confirmed that the film will be released theatrically on June 30, 2023 and will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, trailer is out on Dec 1, 2022. In India, people catch film in Hindi, Tamil, English and Telugu.
It was initially scheduled to be released on July 19, 2019 when it was announced in 2016 but was pushed to July 10, 2020 and again to July 9, 2021. Now, finally this installment of the franchise is all set to be released on June 20, 2023, almost 15 years after the fourth film was released.
Indiana Jones 5 Star Cast
The film marks the return of veteran actor Harrison Ford in the iconic role of the titular archaeologist Dr. Henry Indian Jones Jr., also known simply as Indy.
This iconic character is also featured in many novels, comics, video games, and other media. It is also the inspiration for several Disney Theme Park attractions, including Indiana Jones et le Temple du Peril, the Indiana Jones Adventure and Epic Stunt Spectacular! attractions.
Along with the legendary 79-year-old star, Indiana Jones 5 also stars a stellar lineup of newcomers including Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller- Bridge, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette, Renee Wilson, Toby Jones, Antonio Banderas and Olivier Richters in crucial roles.
Indiana Jones 5 Makers
After being officially announced in 2016, the film has seen Steven Spielberg dropped from the director’s chair to be replaced by James Mangold, best known for his work in Cop Land, “Girl, interrupted”, Walk the Line, Logan etc.
Mangold has also co-written the film’s script along with Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth. The film is jointly produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel, with Steven Spielberg as executive producer under the banner of Lucasfilm Ltd. It is also confirmed that John Williams would return to compose the music for the film whereas Phedon Papamichael is cranking the camera.
The first look of the Indian Jones 5 has already been released and it shows the legendary actor Ford back in action in his iconic character once more, venturing through a dark cave and holding a torch.
The image was shared at Star Wars celebration on the occasion of the 90th birthday of five-times academy award winning composer John Williams. At the event, Ford shared that the work on the film is almost complete and he is proud of the movie.
Watch Indiana Jones Trailer
Watch the new trailer for #IndianaJones and the Dial of Destiny that just debuted at Brazil Comic Con #CCXP2022. Only in theaters June 30, 2023. pic.twitter.com/GNKemfnBN2
— Indiana Jones (@IndianaJones) December 1, 2022