The upcoming fifth instalment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise has been delayed.
According to Variety schedules of director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Jonathan Kasdan are keeping them from beginning production on the film.
Spielberg is set to front a “West Side Story” remake, all while directing Mark Rylance in the historical drama “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara”.
While Kasdan hasn’t officially signed a deal to write the action flick, he is reported to have fixed up David Koepp’s first draft of the script.
“Indiana Jones 5” was originally scheduled for a July 2020 release date, but it has been pushed back.
With all of its delays, the upcoming “Indiana Jones” project finally has a release date, one year after its original scheduled date.
In a statement from Walt Disney Studios, the “Untitled Indiana Jones” has been moved back from July 10, 2020, to July 9, 2021.