Indy 4 Trailer Update
December 5th, 2007 | Digg This

The rumor mill is churning over at Coming Soon, and they seem to think that we will be seeing our first full Indiana Jones 4 trailer in February:

First up, the first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is now planned for a debut in February. While we don’t know for sure with which movie it will show, Paramount’s biggest film that month is The Spiderwick Chronicles, so keep your eye on that one. Of course, it’s possible Paramount will decide to debut footage earlier during the Super Bowl, but we’re not sure.

Trailer to be linked with Beowulf?
November 12th, 2007 | Digg This

EDIT: No, as expected, these were unfounded rumors that were just widely spread, perhaps in light of the Dark Knight IMAX associations coming this December. Sorry folks, we’ll have to keep guessing!

I am seeing a number of rumors around the net stating that the Indiana Jones teaser trailer will be linked to the upcoming Beowulf film, with a later online release via the official website.

A trailer schedule breakdown has also been posted on the IMDB forums although no source has been quoted:

Teaser Trailer with Beowulf Nov 16th, 2007
1st Trailer with JJ Abrams movie Jan 18, 2008
2nd Extended Trailer March 2008

Incidentally, it seems the trailer description we posted last week has been reported as a fake, which is a shame because it actually sounded very good.

Possible Trailer Breakdown
October 31st, 2007 | Digg This

Edit: This is fake. 

I was contacted by one Guy Lagace concerning a breakdown of the unseen Indiana Jones trailer, “from a reliable source”, via Skewed and Reviewed. I am not source how much this description can be trusted, if at all, but for the sake of interest, here is the description:

Paramount Logo

black screen

We hear a low buzzing

Shot of a mass of big jeeps crossing the desert

Fade to black

JIM BROADBENT: There are many secrets in this world…

Shot of a wooden box being loaded onto a loader

fade to black

JIM BROADBENT: ..that man was not meant to discover!

Shot of the Ark being lifted out of its confinds as military scientists watch in awe.

fade to black

A shot of the lid being lifted off the ark

cut to black

Cut to Indy and Jim in a university hallway

JIM BROADBENT: There are others who seek the power of the ark now!

cut to black

Shot of Indy leaving the university, looks like he’s being watched

Shot a woman in a white dress stepping from a vehicle

CATE: Your services are required Dr Jones

Shot of Cate talking to Indy, she opens a box revealing a Crystal skull

INDIANA: Im sorry i Cant help you!!

Shot of Marion tied up in the back of a vehicle kicking and screaming. The door opens and Indy reacts.

CATE: Your reward…is her life!

INDIANA: Marion!

Shot of a ship crossing the ocean

Massive shot of Indy and Ray winstone in a temple

Shot of Shia fighting next to rotating blades

Shot of a huge Mayan city

Shot of Indy racing through catacombs

Shot of Cate slapping Marion, Marion slaps her back.

Shot of Cate by the crystal skull alter, a fleet of soldier behind her, we can just see the ark,
she places a crystal skull down!

Shot of Jim Broadbent looking very worried.

Shot of A Mayan temple exploding with the power of the Ark

Shot of Indy and Shia swinging across A huge ravine walls collapsing around them. Shia slips at the edge. Indy grabs his Hand.


Shot of Marion punching Indy

INDY: I should have seen that coming!


Indiana Jones and the Six Titles of Wonder
August 11th, 2007 | Digg This

SlashFilm have received a tip-off about six possible names that Lucasfilm have filed with the MPAA as the title for Indiana Jones 4. The nominations are,

Indiana Jones and the City of Gods (the long time favourite),
Indiana Jones and the Destroyer of Worlds,

Indiana Jones and the Fourth Corner of the Earth,

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,

Indiana Jones and the Lost City of Gold

Indiana Jones and the Quest of the Covenant.

I have highlighted the two most likely (and subjectively best) titles, the others each feel like either a red herring or some sort of terrible science fiction film.

Future Indy Sequels
July 17th, 2007 | Digg This

I have been reluctant to report on this news piece, but with the surmounting internet coverage it is getting I believe I should address it now. The IESB have reported that one of their “reliable Paramount sources” has told them that Shia LaBeouf has signed on for three more Indy films. That’s right - Indy 5, 6 and 7. IESB continue, stating that Indiana himself, Harrison Ford, has also signed up for two further films.

That’s the crunch, and the rumour mill is churning. In response Lucasfilm have denied future sequels, via the MTV movie blog,

“That’s purely a rumor,” Lucasfilm’s Director of Publicity John Singh told MTV News. “Idle chatter among Internet fans.”

Would you want more Indy? Does everything have to be a trilogy these days? I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

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