AceShowbiz - Steven Spielberg enlists another longtime collaborator for "Indiana Jones V". David Koepp, who wrote the previous "Indiana Jones" movie "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (2008), is on board to pen the script for the fifth installment, The Hollywood Reporter has reported.
Koepp also wrote Spielberg's movies "Jurassic Park" (1993), "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" (1997) and "War of the Worlds" (2005). His other writing credits include "Mission: Impossible" (1996), "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" (2014), Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" (2002) and "Premium Rush" (2012). He most recently provided the script for Ron Howard's "Inferno" which is adapted from Dan Brown's latest Robert Langdon novel.
It's unclear if the next "Indiana Jones" movie will be based on any existing treatment or story. %cHarrison Ford% is set to reprise his role as the title character and Spielberg is back as director. Franchise veterans Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will produce, while George Lucas, who created the character, is reportedly not involved in the new project.
Disney has set July 19, 2019 as a U.S. release date for "Indiana Jones V".