Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Indiana Jones scribe David Koepp (Carlito’s Way, Panic Room, Stir of Echoes) will be returning to pen Indiana Jones 5. Now while many of you might be upset that a screenwriter from Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is returning bear in mind he was just one of several screenwriters who worked off George Lucas’ treatment.
Koepp will have more creative freedom on the project without being beheld to Lucas’ story ideas or scripts.
He’s also written several successful films in the past including Jurassic Park, Spider-Man and Mission: Impossible.
Indiana Jones 5 is slated to hit theaters July 19th, 2019