Indiana Jones 5 Loses Steven Spielberg, Director James Mangold May Replace Him

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Indiana Jones 5 Loses Steven Spielberg, Director James Mangold May Replace Him
A major shake-up is taking place behind the scenes with Indiana Jones 5. In something of a shocker, Steven Spielberg will no longer be directing the fifth installment of the iconic franchise he co-created alongside George Lucas. Instead, James Mangold, who recently helmed the Oscar-winning Best Picture nominee Ford vs. Ferrari, is said to be in line to take over the project, with Harrison Ford still attached to star.

According to multiple reports, Steven Spielberg decided to walk away from Indiana Jones 5 and it was his decision. The precise reasons weren't specifically revealed, but it's said that the filmmaker wanted to pass the franchise along to a new generation. Recently, Harrison Ford said that the project was facing "scheduling issues" in addition to "a few script things." Spielberg directed all four previous entries, with Harrison Ford returning as the iconic Indiana Jones, a character that will stand right alongside
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