“Indiana Jones 5” will be released in the summer of 2023. We tell you everything you need to know about the release of the adventure film with Harrison Ford.
- Harrison Ford slips into the role of the adventurer for the last time in Indiana Jones 5 (officially Indiana Jones).
- The film is to be set in 1969 – for which Ford has been digitally rejuvenated.
- “Fleabag” star Phoebe Waller-Bridge is to play Jones’ goddaughter Helena and is rumored to be taking over the franchise.
Harrison Ford is donning the most famous hat in movie history and taking up the whip for another cinematic adventure as archaeologist Indiana Jones. The film will be set in 1969 and Indiana will have to fight ex-Nazis who are now in charge of the moon landing program.
Indiana Jones 5: theatrical release in summer 2023
“Indiana Jones 5” will now open on June 30, 2023, which is at least the U.S. release date. In this country, the theatrical release will probably be one day earlier, on June 29, 2023. Previously, the start date was announced in July 2022, but Disney had changed the schedule.
Storyline of “Indiana Jones 5”
As US magazine The Hollywood Reporter reports, the “Indiana Jones” movie opens with a scene set in 1944. Indy, who is still in his 40s at the time, is fighting Nazis in a castle. Harrison Ford will fight Nazis in Indiana Jones 5 as a digitally rejuvenated Indy.
Latest leaks and info from internal sources recently dropped a bombshell: “Indiana Jones 5” will be a time travel movie!
In addition, some behind-the-scenes footage from a filming location in Sicily has surfaced in the media. They show a group of actors dressed as Roman gladiators – so you can be curious how that fits together!
There was also a scene featuring Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Indiana’s savior. There are rumors that Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s character Helena could take over the franchise. More will be known about this after the film’s release.
Is there a trailer for “Indiana Jones 5?”
Yes, but it hasn’t been released to the public yet. It was unveiled at Disney’s D23 Expo and we expect to see the trailer in the spring of 2023.
In an emotional speech at Disney’s D23 Expo, Ford promised that the film will be “fantastic.”
Indiana Jones 5: Cast
Harrison Ford returns as Indiana, and the rest of the cast is also top-notch, as you would expect from a big Hollywood movie. Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Antonio Banderas and Shaunette Renée Wilson are among the stars starring in the film.
- Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story”)
- Mads Mikkelsen (“Fantastic Beasts,” “James Bond 007: Casino Royale”)
- Thomas Kretschmann (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”)
- Boyd Holbrook (“Narcos,” “We Can Be Heroes”)
- Shaunette Renée Wilson (“Billions,” “Atlanta Medical”)
- Antonio Banderas (“Sorrow and Glory”)
- Toby Jones (“Sherlock”)
Mads Mikkelsen, who plays the villain Voller, revealed to U.S. magazine Variety that he had been excited to play alongside Ford.
Shia LaBeouf will not return in his role from “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” It’s unclear what the status is for Karen Allen as Marion, John Rhys-Davies as Sallah or other stars from the older films.
Indiana Jones 5: Production and filming
Filming is set to begin in June 2021. The Pinewood Studios in England, Bamburgh Castle, North Yorkshire, the Scottish Glencoe, Biggar in South Lanarkshire as well as Glasgow hold out as filming locations. Instead of Steven Spielberg, who directed the previous “Indiana Jones” films, James Mangold takes his place in the director’s chair.
Spielberg remains “Indiana Jones 5” as a producer. He fills this post together with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall (“Jurassic World”). The screenplay is by James Mangold’s longtime writers Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth, as well as Mangold himself.
Indiana Jones 5: Film score
Legendary composer John Williams composed the score for Indiana Jones 5. Williams, who is responsible for Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park and Jaws, among others, has already teased some of the music for the theme. Here’s the theme for Helena, played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.