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Disney boss Bob Iger says there might be more Indiana Jones adventures in the future

May 20th, 2023 by Marc Comments

We’re a little over a month out from the new Indiana Jones movie, Dial of Destiny and it seems that we may not be as done with the universe after this as we thought.

A new behind-the-scenes clip was released yesterday and it has Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy calling the movie ‘the last adventure’ and, in fairness to her, we all believed this was the case as Ford himself said he was officially retired from the role during last years D23:

D23 details on Indiana Jones 5 as emotional Harrison Ford confirms it’s his last outing

But it seems that, despite all this, we may be getting more Indy in the future.

While Ford has retired from the role and, let’s be honest, is too old to be playing Indy for much longer – I adore the man but we have to be honest – and director of this new outing promises that Ford will never be replaced or erased (here), I couldn’t see how a new movie could happen after this fifth installment.

However, Disney CEO Bob Iger, speaking at the Cannes world premiere of the movie [were it was received with luke warm reviews], said that, having seen the movie five times already, believes there might be more to come.

“The last movie was here 15 years ago,” Iger says, referring to 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, “So we’ll see.”

The Last Adventure:

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Honestly, the idea of anyone stepping into the role – aside, perhaps from Ke Huy Quan who played Short Round in Temple of Doom and is back in a big way after last year’s Everything Everywhere all At Once [left] – is pretty awful to me and I’m sure a lot of other fans too.

In related news, at Cannes, Mangold spoke about the online rumours which stated the movie had to have a lot of reshoots and amendments after negative feedback, and he insisted there was no truth to it at all: “That’s the thing about all this Twitterverse bulls#@t,” he said, adding: “This movie was done six months ago.”

I’ve heard and read a lot of rumours and reports about the movie following the premier – some of which sound plausible, many of which sound insane, so I really don’t know what to expect but what I do know is that Ford and Jones are important to me and I will be there on opening night to see how the story ends… for now at least.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny in theaters June 30. Harrison Ford returns as the legendary hero archaeologist in the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic “Indiana Jones” franchise, which is directed by James Mangold (“Ford v Ferrari,” “Logan”).

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Starring along with Ford are Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”), Antonio Banderas (“Pain and Glory”), John Rhys-Davies (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Shaunette Renee Wilson (“Black Panther”), Thomas Kretschmann (“Das Boot”), Toby Jones (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), Boyd Holbrook (“Logan”), Oliver Richters (“Black Widow”), Ethann Isidore (“Mortel”) and Mads Mikkelsen (“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”).

Directed by James Mangold, the film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel, with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas serving as executive producers.

John Williams, who has scored each Indy adventure since the original “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in 1981, is once again composing the score.

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Source: Indie Wire

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….