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Disney Delays Release of Indiana Jones, Marvel Movies

New Indiana Jones movie has been pushed back a year

(Newser) - The Walt Disney Co. is pushing back the release dates of many of its upcoming titles, including the untitled Indiana Jones movie and the Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever. The company said Monday that the fifth Indiana Jones, a James Mangold-directed and Steven Spielberg-produced installment which sees the return of...

Harrison Ford Injured on Set of Indiana Jones 5

78-year-old star was rehearsing fight scene

(Newser) - Harrison Ford has suffered another on-set injury, seven years after a door on the Millennium Falcon almost killed him . The 78-year-old suffered a shoulder injury while rehearsing a fight scene for the fifth Indiana Jones movie , which is filming in Britain, the BBC reports. The extent of the injury has...

Indiana Jones 5 Lands Big Name for Lead Actress

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will star with Harrison Ford

(Newser) - A fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise is in the works, and it just landed a big-name female lead to co-star with Harrison Ford. Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the star and creator of the much-praised Fleabag , is on board, reports Deadline . No word yet on who her character will be, but...

At 78, Harrison Ford Will Play Indiana Jones One Last Time

Filming is set to start in the spring

(Newser) - Indiana Jones will be back in 2022 for one last crack of the whip. Disney confirmed Thursday that Lucasfilm is in pre-production for what will be 78-year-old Harrison Ford's fifth and final appearance as the character, 12 years after Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, with...

He Found Hitler's Horses. Now, a New Find for Art World's 'Indiana Jones'

Stolen Byzantine mosaic of St. Mark recovered by Arthur Brand, returned to Cyprus

(Newser) - Cyprus got quite a gift this weekend: a sixth-century mosaic that had been stolen in the '70s from a church about an hour outside the country's capital. The BBC reports that Arthur Brand—an investigator known as "the Indiana Jones of the art world"—recovered the...

Indiana Jones Is Coming Back
 Indiana Jones Is Coming Back 

Indiana Jones Is Coming Back

Disney announces 5th film in franchise

(Newser) - Indiana Jones is swinging back into theaters with Harrison Ford reprising the iconic role and Steven Spielberg directing, the AP reports. Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that the fifth film in the series will open July 19, 2019. The last Indiana Jones film was 2008's poorly received Indiana Jones ...

Can Chris Pratt Pull Off Indiana Jones?
 Can Chris Pratt Pull Off Indiana Jones? 
reactions

Can Chris Pratt Pull Off Indiana Jones?

Reactions to casting rumor pour in

(Newser) - As you may have heard, Disney is reportedly considering a revival of the Indiana Jones franchise, and Chris Pratt is the rumored frontrunner for the title role. Mike Fleming Jr. called it a "helluva good idea" when reporting the rumor in Deadline yesterday—Pratt is, of course, pretty hot...

UChicago's Indiana Jones Mystery Solved
 UChicago's 
 Indiana Jones 
 Mystery Solved 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

UChicago's Indiana Jones Mystery Solved

Journal was en route to Italy from Guam

(Newser) - The University of Chicago has cracked its Indiana Jones mystery —and it involves an international route that wouldn't have been out of place in a Jones movie. The copy of Jones mentor Abner Ravenwood's journal that turned up in a weatherbeaten envelope was the misplaced creation of...

Indiana Jones Journal Stumps UChicago

Is it a clue in a game, or something else entirely?

(Newser) - Call this one Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Higher Learning: The latest Jones-themed mystery is taking place not on the silver screen but in the University of Chicago's mail room. Its admissions office's Tumblr explains that late last week a package addressed to "Henry Walton Jones,...

Indiana Jones to Get IMAX Release
Indiana Jones
to Get IMAX Release

Indiana Jones to Get IMAX Release

Raiders coming to really big screens for one week only

(Newser) - Adventure's name may be Indiana Jones, but if big-screen "wow" has a name, it's IMAX. Now, 31 years after it hit cinemas, Raiders of the Lost Ark is coming to IMAX for one week only, reports the New York Times . Steven Spielberg says the film has been...

Worst (and Best) Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Maybe you're not excited for The Who, but it's better than Elvis Presto

(Newser) - Whether or not you're excited about the Who's Super Bowl halftime show, you know it will surely be better than some stinkers from years gone by. View some of the worst—and, for good measure, a couple of the best—in the gallery, or take a look at Peter Hartlaub's...

The '00s' Most Disappointing Movies
 The '00s' Most 
 Disappointing Movies 
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The '00s' Most Disappointing Movies

'Tropic Thunder' leads the way

(Newser) - The decade had lots of lousy movies, but 11Points rounds up the most disappointing—those that didn't live up to their promise:
  • Tropic Thunder (2008): Amazing cast, great premise. Slam dunk, right? Not when "your go-to bit is a retarded joke." Such a lazy waste.
  • Bruno (2009): Sacha
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Top-Earning Celebs Over 50

Successful franchises pay out for their creators in 2008

(Newser) - Forbes ranks the entertainment industry’s top earners age 50 and older in the last year:
  1. Oprah, 55, $275 million. Viewership for her show may be waning, but Winfrey’s diverse enterprises, from a magazine to satellite radio to her Harpo production company, remain wildly profitable.
  2. George Lucas, 65, $170
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Batman or Spidey? McCain, Obama Weigh In

Candidates reveal pop-culture picks

(Newser) - Closet ABBA fan: Obama or McCain? The two presidential hopefuls recently bared all to Entertainment Weekly, revealing their pop-culture preferences:
  • Favorite superhero: Obama: Spiderman, McCain: Batman
  • iPod playlist: Obama: Frank Sinatra, Sheryl Crow, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan; McCain: Roy Orbison, Linda Rhonstadt, Usher, and yes, ABBA

Movies That Don't Need Another Sequel
 Movies That Don't
 Need Another Sequel
OPINION

Movies That Don't Need Another Sequel

Stale mummies and old archaeologists past their primes

(Newser) - Movie sequels strive to be bigger and badder with each installment. Entertainment Weekly singles out 14 film franchises that should wrap up production—for good:
  1. The Mummy: Eight long years is enough.
  2. American Pie: Straight-to-DVD spinoffs drained the raunchy teen comedy of its fun.
  3. Bring It On: How many movies
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Will 'Nuked the Fridge' Unseat 'Jumped the Shark'?

Indy moment is new sign 15 minutes are up

(Newser) - Did Indiana Jones set the new standard in ridiculous? Many movie geeks think Dr. Jones’ ability to survive a nuclear blast by hiding in a refrigerator in Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was so outrageous that “nuking the fridge” should replace “jumping the shark” in pop-culture parlance, Noam...

What's With all the Skulls?
What's With all the Skulls?
GLOSSIES

What's With all the Skulls?

Ancient death symbol becomes a favorite modern fashion accessory

(Newser) - Heavy metal and Halloween, make room for haute couture. “What used to be a symbol for borderline-sociopathic tough guys with weird design fetishes—Hells Angels, pirates, Nazis—has become a trope de luxe,” writes Stephen Marche in Esquire. The skull, a symbol of death with deep religious significance,...

Murphy In for Beverly Hills Cop 4

Paramount wants director Ratner to revive franchise after Indy -like 14 years

(Newser) - Fans of the old Eddie Murphy (you know, before the fat suits and prostheses), rejoice: A third sequel to 1984’s Beverly Hills Cop will start production next year, Variety reports. Murphy approached Paramount about the project, and the studio eagerly agreed after successfully disinterring Indiana Jones. Murphy is attached,...

Indiana Jones Whips Up $311M
 Indiana Jones Whips Up $311M 

Indiana Jones Whips Up $311M

Blockbuster numbers in five-day opening

(Newser) - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull has struck it rich, racking up the most lucrative international opening of all time and the second highest US weekend box office take ever in a blockbuster weekend for the Steven Spielberg epic. The film grossed $151 million domestically and $160...

Jones Knocks Out Box Office
 Jones Knocks Out Box Office

Jones Knocks Out Box Office

Film may nab Memorial Day record with $126M

(Newser) - Indiana Jones whipped his box office rivals this weekend with the second-best Memorial Day debut ever, Variety reports, grossing $126 million. Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian finished second with $23 million; Iron Man showed no signs of rust in third, earning $20.1 million; and What Happens in Vegas and...

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