After years of development and several rewrites, Indiana Jones 5 is finally coming to fruition. In 2015, Steven Spielberg signed for a fifth opus but after three years of work, he passed the torch to James Mangold (Logan, Le Mans 66 and the future biopic of Bob Dylan with Timothée Chalamet). He is not the only one to give way to the new generation since George Lucas, screenwriter of the first four parts, also withdrew from the project and James Mangold, Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth wrote the screenplay for this last film. Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, on the other hand, remain producers of the final part of the saga that they created together in the early 1980s. A certain Harrison Ford, 80, will be back and will put on a his career the iconic hat and lasso of Doctor Henry Walton, aka Indiana Jones. He will be joined by the hilarious Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), as an “adventurous femme fatale”, and Mads Mikkelsen, who will play the villainous Voller, inspired by real Nazi Wernher von Braun, turned NASA engineer. after the Second World War. After having faced the Soviets in The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the famous archaeologist will therefore find his favorite enemies, the Nazis, in 1969, in full space conquest. According to Empire, which unveils exclusive photos from the film, the plot of Indiana Jones 5 will mix “reality, fiction, fedoras and fascists”. in development for Disney+.
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