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‘Indiana Jones 5’ delayed a year, pushed to 2021

In Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Harrison Ford arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the scheduled fifth installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise, will be released in July 2021 instead of July 2020. The film was originally planned for release in the summer of 2019. Steven Spielberg is set to direct the latest film, Ford is also reprising his role.

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Indiana Jones will not swing back in the cinemas until at least 2021.

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the scheduled fifth installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise, will be released in July 2021 instead of July 2020. The film was originally planned for release in the summer of 2019.

Script issues are reportedly behind the delay. Last month, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” co-screenwriter Jonathan Kasdan was brought on to help with the writing of the film.

Steven Spielberg is set to direct the latest “Indiana Jones” film with Harrison Ford is also reprising his role. Ford turn 79 years old, in July 2021.

Spielberg also has a number of films in front of “Indiana Jones”, including a remake of “West Side Story”.

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