The highly anticipated fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise will reportedly begin filming in the UK as early as next week. The report comes from Deadline who says they have confirmation from sources who are close to the production.
Plot details have been kept under wraps for the film however there have been some rumors that the story could involve a 1960s space race theme.
Previously announced cast includes Harrison Ford as the titular character, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal), Thomas Kretschmann (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Boyd Holbrook (Narcos) and Shaunette Renée Wilson (Black Panther).
James Mangold will take over for Steven Spielberg to direct the film, however, Spielberg will still serve as a producer and is very much involved in the project. Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, and Simon Emanuel will join Spielberg as producers.
John Williams, who has worked on every score in the Indiana Jones franchise, will also return as composer.
This will be the first Indiana Jones movie created since Disney purchased Lucasfilm. The four previous Indiana Jones movies, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom (1984), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008), were distributed by Paramount.
Indiana Jones 5 is set to release on July 29, 2022.