It will be the fifth and final installment in the Indiana Jones film series. Harrison Ford has confirmed that Indiana Jones 5 will be his last film in the franchise. Indiana Jones 5 will end the action-adventure franchise after more than 40 years, which is good for the Indiana Jones series and its legacy. Harrison Ford returns to his signature role for the last time as Dr.
Jones, although franchise director Steven Spielberg has assumed the role of producer and James Mangold (Logan, Ford V Ferrari) is the decision maker. The producer and president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, has stated that they will not make Indiana Jones movies without Ford, which means that Indiana Jones 5 will be the last film in the franchise. A last chance for fortune and glory. During the D23 Expo, screen legend Harrison Ford makes it clear that Indiana Jones 5 will undoubtedly be the last time he wears the famous felt hat.
Whatever the future holds for Indy, when Indiana Jones 5 finally hits theaters next year, it will mark the end of the era in movie history. The end of the Indiana Jones franchise will also come under the Disney umbrella, following the acquisition of LucasFilm. During an interview with The Associated Press, the legendary film composer revealed his plan to retire after the next sequel to Indiana Jones. The fact that Kathleen Kennedy says they won't make it to Indiana Jones without Harrison Ford is good news for Indiana Jones 5 to end the franchise with dignity.
However, the story of Indy ends in Indiana Jones 5, in Mangold's good hands there is every confidence that he can deliver a great last film so that the franchise ends with it. Spin-offs are a possibility, or a Disney+ program that updates the concept of the Young Indiana Jones television series that Lucas made in the 90s. Indiana Jones 5 is the first installment that will not be directed by Steven Spielberg, who serves as producer. During an emotional presentation at the D23 Expo, Harrison Ford shared a first look at the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise.
In addition, having Indiana Jones 5 as the last film in the franchise makes it more of an event and very special for fans who were too young (or weren't even born) when the previous films were released. By the time Indiana Jones 5 comes out next summer, Raiders of the Lost Ark will be 42 and Harrison Ford will be almost 80. IGN said the trailer “showed Harrison Ford's Indiana Jones walking through the streets of a desert city reflecting on his past. But his love for Indiana Jones is much more enduring, and the idea of Ford hanging up his hat and his whip is a much more surprising prospect.
Harrison Ford showed up at the D23 Expo on Saturday to present the first trailer for Indiana Jones 5 and confirmed that the continuation of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull will be the last time he wears the character's worn-out hat and leather jacket. Along with Ford and Waller-Bridge, Indiana Jones 5 stars John Rhys-Davies as Sallah, Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Toby Jones, Antonio Banderas and Oliver Richters in unknown roles. However, the question remains whether the character of Indiana Jones will end once Ford takes the role.