Indiana Jones 5 Gets a New Release Date

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As expected, Disney has once again delayed the release of the long-awaited follow-up to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in the wake of a rewrite taking place on the script.

A Marvel movie on July 30, 2021, moves to February 12, 2021 (a date the studio already had penned for an untitled Disney live-action film), while an untitled Disney live-action title for July 9, 2021, heads to July 30 that year. Break out the map and the plane overlay, though perhaps it should be a TARDIS, as the new Indiana Jones movie is on the move to 2021.

The release date delay was initially announced only a couple of weeks ago, and coincided with the production bringing on a new screenwriter - specifically, Solo: A Star Wars Story's Jonathan Kasdan. Something else has to budge off that release date on to Christmas Day.

Disney has pushed the release date for Indiana Jones 5 back by a year to July of 2021.

Both Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg are on board for Indiana Jones 5, although Spielberg now has his hands full with a number of other projects, including his West Side Story remake and the religious drama The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara.

Details on the plot for the fifth Indiana Jones film are now unknown. The timing begs some questions, such as... well, hey, do we really still need to do this? And if not, do audiences even want to see the so-called "mantle" of Indiana Jones passed on to a new man or woman? The biggest question mark at this point is Harrison Ford. Ah, we can't wait.

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