By Margaret A. McGurk
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Yes, it's true. Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Harrison Ford are on the record with their agreement to make one more Indiana Jones adventure.
Beyond that, the project is cloaked in qualifiers. The key issue is coming up with a script that satisfies all the key players. At least one effort has been rejected already. Frank Darabont, author of The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, is now writing a screenplay based on a story from Lucas.
It also appears likely the new movie will feature appearances by Karen Allen from the original Raiders; Kate Capshaw from The Temple of Doom; and Sean Connery from The Last Crusade.
If all goes right, the movie could be out in 2005. Maybe 2006.
Producer Frank Marshall, another Indiana Jones veteran, delivered a hint about the possible look of the new movie when he spoke in September to the British Web site Empire Online.
"I think we're going to try and rely, like the first two movies, on realism and not try to do too many things with the computer," he said. "We want exciting heroism, we want seat-of-your-pants, skin-of-your-teeth action. We didn't have all the money in the world on the first films and we want to keep that B-Movie feel."
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