The fifth installment in the Indiana Jones franchise has officially been delayed. Disney pushed back the film’s release to July 9, 2021. The movie has been halted due to issues with the script. Steven Spielberg is still expected to direct “Indiana Jones 5” with Harrison Ford who turns 76 on July 13 reprising his legendary starring role. The first movie “Raiders Of The Lost Arc” was released in 1981 followed by the prequel “Temple Of Doom” in 1984, and a sequel, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989 and a fourth film, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released in 2008. The feature film is one of several franchise reboots commissioned by Disney since the studio purchased Lucasfilm. In other movie news Dwayne Johnson’s “Jungle Cruise” will be released Oct. 11, 2019 and Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent 2” May 29, 2020. Disney also renamed the sequel to “Wreck-It Ralph.” The animated film’s original title, “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2,” has since been simplified to “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt, will be flying to a theatre near you a week early. It was originally schedule for Christmas Day debut but will now open December 19.
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