Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones 5 takes the spotlight in the latest issue of Empire Magazine.
The marketing campaign for the yet-to-be titled fifth Indiana Jones movie has officially kicked off with the new issue of Empire Magazine. Harrison Ford reprises his role as Indiana Jones on the cover of Empire, which has arrived ahead of the first trailer for the movie, which is expected to hit the web within the next four weeks, according to a recent tweet from director James Mangold.
Empire has also dropped a stunning subscribe-exclusive cover for Indiana Jones 5, illustrated by Sam Hadley. The image finds Indy in 1960s-era New York City, teasing one of his stops in the upcoming movie. You can check it out below.
In addition to the two covers, Empire has revealed the first official image from Indiana Jones 5, featuring Harrison Ford in full costume.
The Indiana Jones covers arrive a few days after the news that Disney and Lucasfilm are looking to keep the franchise alive through new projects, including a Disney Plus series. Harrison Ford has stated that the next movie is his last turn as Indy.
The future of the Indiana Jones franchise
The Indiana Jones Disney Plus series is still in early development, but it’s being envisioned as a prequel to 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark. It is expected to focus on a young version of Abner Ravenwood, the father of Karen Allen’s Marion Ravenwood.
If a television series ends up moving forward, the Indiana Jones franchise would be returning to the small screen for the first time since the 1990s. Indy was previously the face of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles on ABC, as well as four television specials from the Family Channel, the network that is now known as Freeform. Harrison Ford made an apppearance in one episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, which also starred Sean Patrick Flanery, Corey Carrier and George Hall, with the four actors playing the titular hero across various stages of his life.
In addition to Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones 5 also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson and Toby Jones. James Mangold co-wrote the script alongside Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth.
Indiana Jones 5 is currently slated to hit theaters on June 30, 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the movie and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!