Research begins for fifth Indy film

Eric Shirey

by: Eric Shirey
August 4th, 2008

George Lucas has indeed confirmed that the "preliminary research" has started on a story for a proposed fifth Indiana Jones film. He stated that it is one of a dozen projects that he has on his plate right now to look at.

"It sits on the shelf there as one of 50 projects that I have to deal with. And if I can come up with a story ...It's very hard to come up with stories for that thing. You know, It's really impossible. Because it has to be real. It has to be something that actually happened. It has to be something people know about. It has to be supernatural. It's a really difficult research project. Which they're researching now. You know, and last time it took 14 years. So ... "

Lucas has already stated in past interviews that before a fifth installment in the Indy series could move forward, all three of the principals - himself, director Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford - would have to be in agreement over the idea and story.

Source: SciFi Wire

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