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‘Indiana Jones 5’: Everything To Know About Harrison Ford’s Return, Release Date, & More

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‘Indiana Jones’ fans rejoice! The iconic movie series will have its fifth installment in no time! Find out everything you need to know about ‘Indy 5’ here!

You can practically hear the theme music now! The iconic movie series Indiana Jones will get its fifth installment in 2023. The upcoming movie’s full title hasn’t been released just yet, but it’s sure to be the same type of action-adventure romp that fans have come to love throughout the last five movies. With the movie continuing Indy’s saga, the new movie will feature Harrison Ford, 79, in the title role, but it will also see plenty of fresh faces to the franchise! HollywoodLife has all  the details about the new movie for you here!

Harrison Ford will take on the role of Indiana Jones for the first sequel in 15 years when the new movie hits theaters in June 2023. (Everett Collection)

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Release Date

Indiana Jones 5 is expected to hit theaters on June 30, 2023, as of February 2022. The new movie will come out over 15 years since the last sequel Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which came out in May 2008. When the movie was first announced in 2016, it was given a July 2019 release date, via Deadline, but production delays and the COVID-19 pandemic set the movie back a handful of times, before Disney announced that the movie will drop on June 30, 2023 in October 2021, per Variety.

‘Indy 5’ Cast & Crew

Of course, Harrison returning as Indy is essential for any Indiana Jones movie! As he reprises his role as the adventurous archaeologist, the Star Wars actor will be at least 80-years-old by the time the film makes it way to cinemas. Even though he’s getting older, no one could play Indy quite like Harrison could. He made sure everyone knew he wouldn’t be recast in a May 2019 interview with Today. “I’m Indiana Jones,” he said. “When I’m gone, he’s gone. It’s easy.”

While some fans may have reservations about seeing the beloved hero getting older, the actor did shut down haters during a 2008 interview, while discussing The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. “Just acknowledge the years, without reservation. What’s the big deal? The guy’s 18, 20 years older. So what?” he told Entertainment Weekly in 2008. “‘Aaaaw, he’s older.’ Well, s**t, yes. And by the way? So are you. So…are… you! Take a look in the f**king mirror!”

Other than Harrison starring, there are tons of new faces for the Indiana Jones sequel. Other than Indy, the cast also includes the likes of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Toby Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson, and Antonio Banderas in undisclosed roles. Mads had only good things to say about Indy 5 in a May 2021 interview with Collider. After revealing that he’d revisited Raiders of the Lost ark after being cast, he raved about the upcoming sequel. “It’s a great honor to be part of that franchise that I grew up with,” he said. “I’m in a lucky position where they let me read the script before. And yes, it was everything I wished it to be, so that was just great.”

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New faces will join Harrison Ford in the cast of ‘Indy 5,’ but of course, he’s the only one who can play the adventurer. (Everett Collection)

While some new cast members have been revealed, there are tons of stars that fans have been wondering whether or not they would see them again for the Indiana Jones sequel. Karen Allen, who played Indy’s wife (as of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) Marion Ravenwood, said fans “might” see her again in a June 2021 interview with MovieWeb. “Time will tell,” she told the host, but she hasn’t been revealed on the movie’s IMDb page just yet!

Besides the actors, Indiana Jones 5 will also mark the first time that one of the franchises’ movies wouldn’t be directed by Steven Spielberg or written by Star Wars creator George Lucas. When LucasFilm was sold in 2012, the company’s president Kathleen Kennedy became a producer on the project, along with Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel. Even though George didn’t pen the script, the Ready Player One director is still signed on as an executive producer. With Steven stepping away, Ford V. Ferrari director James Mangold stepped in for Indiana Jones 5. Frank Marshall had nothing praises for the Indiana Jones 5 director in a May 2020 interview with Collider. “His love of the franchise. He’s a wonderful filmmaker. I think he also has a relationship with Harrison. It was all of the right pieces coming together, at the right time,” he said.

Production Trivia

Filming of the movie took place across multiple continents, with shooting taking place in Scotland, England, Italy, and Morocco. The first set photos from North Yorkshire Moors in the U.K were leaked in June 2021, via MovieWeb. The nighttime pictures showed a foggy set with trains and motorcycles.

While the movie’s production was finally underway, there was yet another setback when Indy himself was hurt while shooting a fight scene in June 2021. While some things may have been moved around, it didn’t seem to slow the shooting down at all. “In the course of rehearsing for a fight scene, Harrison Ford sustained an injury involving his shoulder. Production will continue while the appropriate course of treatment is evaluated, and the filming schedule will be reconfigured as needed in the coming weeks,” Disney told Deadline in a statement.

After years of waiting, Indiana Jones 5 director James Mangold shared with fans that the movie was winding down shooting. He tweeted a response to a fan, and said that there was “about a month remaining” of shooting on January 1, 2022. So hopefully the movie won’t have anymore delays!

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Harrison Ford had to take a pause from filming ‘Indiana Jones 5’ due to a shoulder injury on-set. (Everett Collection)

What’s the plot of ‘Indiana Jones 5’

Not many details about the plot of Indiana Jones 5 have been released yet, but fans have speculated a ton based on the photos that have been released form the upcoming movie. As the followup to Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which took place in 1957, fans are expecting the fifth film in the series to take place during the 1960s. Indiana Jones 5 director James Mangold sent fans into a tizzy, when he tweeted, in January 2021, that he was “mentally living in 60’s NYC,” because that was the setting of most of his movies, along with a mention of his love for rock pioneers The Velvet Underground.

Along with the swinging 60s-inspiration, there’s been plenty of rumors that the space race will play a part in the movie, giving the action-adventure franchise a bit of a sci-fi flair. It would be incredibly fitting for a movie set in the 1960s to follow a bit of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Other than the space race, some of Indy’s past foes seem to play a part in the upcoming movie. Just as he faced off against Nazis in the original Raiders of the Lost Ark film, it seems that the adventurer will be fighting Nazis again in Indiana Jones 5. One of the set photos showed a train with a swastika on the side, and fans think that Mads Mikkelsen may be playing a Nazi scientist with his own plans to get to outer space, via Timeout

 

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Jennifer Aniston & Kids: What The ‘Friends’ Star Has Said Over The Years About Not Having a Family

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Jennifer Aniston is fine being on her own and has often expressed disdain for being constantly questioned about that decision. Here we break down all the moments the actress has spoken out about her choices.

Jennifer Aniston, 52, has famously never settled down with a family of her own. After years of scrutiny and questioning about her decision to not have children, we’ve gathered all the moments the Friends actress has spoken out against the rampant sexism still prevalent in our culture and how her not having kids shouldn’t even be a “famous” thing to take note of in the first place.

For her next relationship, she wants things to happen naturally

Jennifer Aniston attends the 75th Anniversary celebration of NBC at Rockefeller Plaza, NY, 2002 (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock).

For right now, the Morning Show actress is single and happy to be so — even though her friends have offered to set her up before. “Not right now,” she told radio host Howard Stern in October 2019 after he offered to find a great guy for her. “But listen, I just don’t like being set up. I don’t like it. Hate it.”

Moreover, Jen also revealed to PEOPLE in June 2021 that she’s “absolutely [not]” interested in using dating apps. “I’m going to just stick to the normal ways of dating. Having someone ask you out. That’s the way I would prefer it,” she dished to the outlet, also sharing that walking down the aisle for a third time is “not” something she’s considering.

“Oh God, I don’t know,” she joked. “I’m interested in finding a fantastic partner and just living an enjoyable life and having fun with one another. That’s all we should hope for. It doesn’t have to be etched in stone in legal documents.”

Her friends and family have pressured her in the past 

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Jennifer Aniston arrives at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 2020 (Shutterstock).

“I don’t have this sort of checklist of things that have to be done and if they’re not checked then I’ve failed some part of my feminism, or my being a woman, or my worth or my value as a woman,” she explained to the outlet. “I’ve birthed a lot of things, and I feel like I’ve mothered many things. And I don’t think it’s fair to put that pressure on people.”

… And she’s kind of over that pressure 

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Jennifer Aniston at the 4th Annual Patron of the Artists Awards, 2019 (Matt Baron/Shutterstock).

“[I don’t] like [the pressure] that people put on me, on women — that you’ve failed yourself as a female because you haven’t procreated. I don’t think it’s fair,” Jen said in an interview with Allure in December 2014. “You may not have a child come out of your vagina, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t mothering — dogs, friends, friends’ children.”

She added, “This continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself; that I don’t want to be a mother, and how selfish that is.” The Cake actress also added to PEOPLE in 2014 that there are “a lot of reasons” someone could not be having children, “and maybe it’s something that no one wants to discuss.”

She’s happy to make her own decisions 

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Jennifer Aniston pictured in 1998 (John Barrett/Shutterstock).

Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter last December, Jen noted that she “used to take it all very personal,” but has since moved on. “It’s like, ‘You have no clue what’s going with me personally, medically, why I can’t … can I have kids?’ They don’t know anything, and it was really hurtful and just nasty,” she explained.

“Although I haven’t seen a tabloid in so long. Am I still having twins? Am I going to be the miracle mother at 52?” she said jokingly. “It’s the same with Dolly Parton; Dolly Parton never had kids. But are people giving her s–t for it? No, no one’s tried to put her in a white picket fence.” 

Moreover, the Dumplin actress wrote an open letter to The Huffington Post in 2016 that clearly and beautifully made a statement about the sexist double standards placed on women with regard to having families and raising children. “We are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child … that decision is ours and ours alone,” she wrote. “We don’t need to be married or mothers to be complete. We get to determine our own ‘happily ever after’ for ourselves.”

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Jennifer Lopez’s Kids: Everything To Know About Her Twins Emme & Max

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Jennifer Lopez shares two teenaged twins with ex-husband Marc Anthony — learn everything about Max and Emme here.

Jennifer Lopez, 52, has worn many hats in the entertainment industry, including actress, singer, dancer, producer, clothing designer and perfumer — but no title means more to her than “mom.” The Bronx native is the mother to twins Max and Emme, 13, with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53. Find out everything you need to know about the teenagers here.

When were Max and Emme born?

Jennifer married Marc just months after her first split from Ben Affleck in June 2004 (they divorced, however, in 2014). The two had been romantically linked in the past, and had previously collaborated on Spanish language duet “No Me Ames” on her 1999 debut album On The 6. Three years after the secretive wedding, the Maid In Manhattan star announced she was pregnant on Nov. 8, 2007.

A pregnant J.Lo is seen with ex Marc Anthony in 2007. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

The then 38-year-old broke the news while she was on the joint El Cantante Tour with Marc in Miami after weeks of speculation. “Marc and I are expecting a baby!” she said as Marc cradled her bump. “We are happy…This is a special time in our lives. And we waited until the last show to tell you,” she said.

Just weeks before she gave birth, J.Lo’s dad David Lopez confirmed his middle daughter was expecting not one, but two babies. “Yes, twins…The thing is in my family, my sister also had twins, so it’s a hereditary thing,” he said on Spanish-language show Escéndalo TV. “I’m very proud. Jennifer has yearned to be a mother for many years.”

The This Is Me…Then singer gave birth to Max and Emme on February 22, 2008 in Long Island, N.Y. The world waited just four short weeks for the first glimpse at the beautiful twins, who were featured on a March 2008 cover of PEOPLE magazine in a worldwide exclusive.

Years later, Jennifer reflected on finding out she has having twins in a YouTube video dubbed Twin Talk with a then 11-year-old Max and Emme. “When I realized I was pregnant, I was in Portugal. I was doing a big show and I had just went away for two days. When I sat there, I was in my hair and makeup trailer, and here’s what I felt,” she said to them. “In my belly, I felt a flutter. I felt like a little butterfly in stomach, and immediately I knew I had life inside of me. I knew it. It came right into my head.”

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Jennifer is seen with Max and Emme at the Pegasus World Cup in Hallandale Beach, Florida in Jan. 2020. (Larry Marano/Shutterstock)

It was at the doctor’s office she was told the news. “The doctor says, you see that right there, that little grain of rice? That’s the baby. You see this other little grain of rice over here? That’s the other baby,” she explained. “I was like ‘What.’ I started laughing hysterically. I just laughed out loud, I couldn’t believe it. And that’s how I found out I was having twins.”

Max and Emme over the years

The “coconuts” (Jen’s nickname for them) have grown up in the spotlight, often being photographed with their superstar mom and her various romantic partners, including ex-boyfriend Casper Smart, who she dated from 2011 to 2016, ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez, who she was with from 2017 – 2021, and rekindled beau Ben Affleck, who she reunited with in 2021.

Notably, Max and Emme were very close to Alex’s daughters Natasha, 16, and Ella, 13, who they were often pictured with in media and on their mom’s social media channels. In 2021, they’ve been spending a fair amount of time with Ben’s kids Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 9, who he shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49.

As a result of Bennifer’s rekindled romance, Max and Emme have been spending more time in Los Angeles compared to Miami, where their father Marc calls home, and Alex also maintained a residence (their mom also owns a $32 million Star Island home in the southern Florida city). Ahead of the 2021-2022 school year, J.Lo was also spotted checking out various exclusive private schools around Los Angeles, presumably to enroll the twins closer to her home in Bel-Air (and closer to Ben, who lives in Brentwood).

Beyond being photographed extensively over the years by paparazzi, and being center stage on their mom’s Instagram, the two have also been on red carpets! The twins made their red carpet debut at just seven, attending the 2014 premiere of their mom’s animated flick Home.

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Max and Emme attend the 2015 premiere of J.Lo’s animated flick ‘Home’ at 7 years old. (Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

Emme stepping into the spotlight 

Following in the footsteps of her performing grandma Guadalupe and superstar mom, Emma stepped into the spotlight in a big way at the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show! The then 11-year-old impressively sang alongside Jennifer, who co-headlined the performance with Shakira.

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Emme performs with Jennifer at the Super Bowl in Feb. 2020. (Mario Houben/CSM/Shutterstock)

Emme popped out to sing a few lines of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The USA” — remixed with J.Lo’s Latina anthem “Lets Get Loud” — blowing the audience away! “If you wanna live your life/Live it all the way and don’t you waste it,” she sang of her mom’s song while positioned in a cage, along with other children on stage. The moment was intentionally political, and a strong statement in response to former President Donald Trump’s immigration policy which separated families at the U.S./Mexico border.

“All I want my girls, the little girls on stage with me and all over the world to know is how to use their voices and be proud of everything they are,” Jennifer said after the performance. “Other people can try to build walls, keep us out or put us in cages. We are proud to recognize that all of us together are what makes this beautiful country truly great.”

Emme’s unique style 

In 2021, Emme embraced a totally unique style of her own! The gorgeous teen decided to rock a funky, shorter due, and embrace her natural curls. Earlier in the spring, she also died her hair blue, which she debuted at a Nobu Malibu dinner for aunt Lynda Lopez‘s birthday early on in Ben and Jennifer’s rekindled relationship.

The 13-year-old has also been channeling the ’90s in a series of retro inspired looks, including loose fitting jeans, vintage t-shirts and argyle sweaters, Vans sneakers and plenty of overalls.

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Emme goes shopping with her mom in Jan. 2022 in Beverly Hills. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

In advance of the release of film Marry Me, Jennifer talked about how Max and Emme are both finding their “own identities” with Jimmy Fallon. “[They’re like] ‘It’s my life, I have my own identity, I am who I am, this is what I feel about the world, this is what I think.’…They need to distance themselves [from me],” she said, explaining that they are now “adult people in a little body.”

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Billie Eilish & Brother Finneas Meet President Joe Biden At The White House – See Photo

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Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas made a pit stop at the White House while on the singer’s world tour, taking a sweet photo op with President Joe Biden.

As Billie Eilish, 20, continues her Happier Than Ever world tour, she and her brother Finneas decided to make a brief pit stop at the White House — to visit President Joe Biden of course! The newly Oscar nominated singer and her sibling posed with the 46th president as he shared the moment to social media. “When I heard my friends @billieeilish and @finneas were in town for a show, I knew I had to invite them over to the White House,” he captioned the post. “Great to see you and your family — and I’m glad you got to meet Commander,” he wrote, speaking of the family’s new German Shepard puppy.

“Billie Eilish, Finneas and their parents Maggie and Patrick were invited to pay a visit to the White House today to meet President Biden,” an official confirmed to PEOPLE of the visit. “Billie and Finneas were supporters during Biden’s campaign and the Biden family have been long time fans of their music. Billie is in D.C. for her world tour, playing at the Capital One Arena tonight.”

Billie notably voiced her support of the president for the 2020 campaign. More recently, she also petitioned in November — along with Joaquin Phoenix and several other celebrities — for the president to break from tradition and send a pardoned turkey to a sanctuary for Thanksgiving.

For the photo op with POTUS, Billie showed off her notably jet black locks — a hairstyle switch she underwent recently and shared in a Feb.1 Instagram post. Not only was her new color jet black, but her bangs were super cool. They were extra short in the center of her forehead but turned into curtain bangs on the sides of her face.

Tons of fans rushed to the comments section to gush about her new look. One fan commented, “MY FAV HAIR COLOR,” “So gorgeous,” and one person even wrote, “BLACK HAIR ERA IS BACK.”

Meanwhile, just two weeks ago, Billie secretly had her hair dyed red for a week before she dyed it brown. She changes her hair color so often, we’re honestly no longer surprised! But she always manages to perfectly pull off her hairstyles, of course.

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