He said he's staying in the gym, so it means [the movie is] not so far off." Earlier in the month, Sci Fi quoted Ford stating that "We haven't got a story yet, that all of us involved have confidence in. If it does I will be happy to do another." The LA Times website published an interverview with Spielberg from the September 12 LA Live screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark in which he was asked if Lucas and he spoke of a fifth movie: "We talk about it, yes, yes, and we’re hoping- hopeful. Hopeful." On October 26, Empire published an interview with Spielberg that included asking the director where things stood with 'Indy V': "You have to ask George Lucas. I'll leave it to George to come up with a good story." December 2 saw The Raider.net's Twitter feed update with "New [Entertainment Weekly] Spielberg states that there is no Indy 5 until Lucas says there is.they have agreed on the genre & concept of it waiting on story." Vulture's website on December 12 published a quote in which Lucas said "I told [Spielberg] about the story, but I really haven't found the Mac Guffin yet.During a conference call to discuss the acquisition, it was stated that while the Indiana Jones license did fall under the deal, Disney's focus was on Star Wars movies and "encumbrances" were in place with Indiana Jones due to Paramount Pictures' distribution.
Franchise veterans Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will produce.We need a story." at the magazine's Dealmakers Breakfast.On February 18, 2014, Den of Geek reported from an unnamed source that at least prior to Christmas 2013, stages at Pinewood Studios had been booked for future use with Indiana Jones 5 being included by the planning office amongst Disney's Star Wars pictures."Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can't wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019," said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios.