The adventure continues!
Walt Disney Studios announced Tuesday that Indiana Jones will return to the big screen on July 19, 2019. Steven Spielberg, who directed the first four films in the franchise, will helm the as-yet-untitled project with Harrison Ford reprising his titular role as the adventure-seeking professor. Kathleen Kennedy—now the president of Lucasfilm—and Frank Marshall will produce. Disney, which acquired Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion, takes over for Paramount, which released the first four films. Additional cast members will be announced at a later date.
"Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can't wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019," Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, told E! News in a statement. "It's rare to have such a perfect combination of director, producers, actor and role, and we couldn't be more excited to embark on this adventure with Harrison and Steven."