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Strange INDY 4 Script Sightings... something afoot'

Ok folks this is about as far into the stretch-o-meter that rumor hunting goes. Mighty thin, but I figured you Indy fans (people like me) would be interested in rolling around in your noggin the potential of a Indiana Jones four flick. With Steven allegedly having time on his hands... expect the rumors to begin flooding in. Of course with Zemeckis occupying Harrison Ford with WHAT LIES BENEATH... well it makes the scheduling a bit hard... unless... this other script is there. Hmmmmmmmm.... Most likely bull, but hell, why not contemplate it.

I am a (High Ranking Official Status Deleted To Protect the Guilty) at the paramount studio lot. I have some very interesting news to report. Two scripts have been circling around the lot for Indiana Jones 4. One of the scripts has an older Indy (presumably Harrison Ford) and the other has Indy being much younger and the movie would not have harrison ford. I have seen parts of both scripts and they both have a part for Indy's father. If I find out more about the film I will report it.

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  • Oct. 29, 1998, 11:22 p.m. CST

    Indy 4

    by Rebel Scum

    Indiana Jones played by someone other THAN Harrison Ford? I don't think so. Ford is the only man for the job, and I'm sure I speak for everyone else when I say: Harrison Ford is and always will be Indiana Jones to all of us. Paramount, don't be deluded into not getting Ford to saddle up as everybody's favorite swashbuckling archaeologist. For if it doesn't have Ford, it isn't Indiana Jones, it's a guaranteed bomb.

  • Oct. 29, 1998, 11:25 p.m. CST

    Star Trek, Star Wars crossover....

    by ChodaRagu

    I am a high ranking movie exec at Paramount. I have seen several scripts floating around with the Borg of the Star Trek films taking on the Imperal Stormtroopers of the Star Wars films. Apparently the Borg have discovered a way to travel from galaxy to galaxy (and through time of course) and have come across the home of the last surviving Imperals. The description of an assumalated stormtrooper sounds incredible. The empire is then rebuilt which sets the stage for the sequels to the SW trilogy after ROTJ. Expect to see this story line in the next ST film to be released in DEC '01.

  • Oct. 29, 1998, 11:40 p.m. CST

    I HAVE MY DOUBTS

    by SpikeJackson

    I think that Harry normally serves up some really good scoops, but I think that it is absolutely absurd to post information from "HIGH RANKING" people at Paramount about the Indiana Jones 4 film. WHY WOULD THEY DO THIS???? Nobody that high up sould send in info ... I dont understand. SpikeJackson P.S. Star Wars must rule or I will cry. Seriously.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 12:22 a.m. CST

    indy

    by abner ravenwood

    Very funny post Rick..... As I previously posted, I think the Tibetan invasion would make a great Indy adventure. In response to today's news item, I remember hearing back in the day, before Last Crusade went into production, that that movie featured young Indy's adventures with his mentor/professor Abner Ravenwood (marion's father)...to be played by Sean Connery. Of course, history proved this scoop wrong...but, was there a concept of a young Indy and a young Marion adventuring with Professor Ravenwood and has this concept been resurrected? Whatever the legendary creative team decides to feature for the next Indy adventure, they can count on my support...even though Spielberg has consistently improved his directing skills since way back in '81...and I believe has made monumental acheivements since Raiders...in my heart it's still my favorite. As a elementary school kid, that movie opened up a door to a whole world I'm still exploring to this day...it got me into the serials of the past...got me into Tyrone Powers...got me to watch Casablanca and Steve MQueen's Great Escape...it got me into the history of WWII and the relics of the past. I love that movie!!!! It's the laser disc I've worn out the most...and, knowing what I know about movies, I realize that there's been better examples of film artistry, and those are movies I love...but dammit, Raiders epitomizes for me what going to the movies is all about. And I know I've been spoiled, we all have when we recognize that Raiders and Empire came out within such a short time frame. To come of age in such a time, being the consummate audience member...perfectly primed to be overwhelmed and swallowed by these grand adventures was an experience that has inspired me to want to make movies. So, bring on more Indy...however, one element, perhaps the formula to the success of Indy's best adventures, seems to be hinged on how high the stakes are. The best adventures are the ones in which Indy is saving the entire human race from unthinkable evil...HIGH STAKES MAKES GREATER, GRANDER ADVENTURE...and it gives the action a spirit behind it...a soul. With humanity's fate hanging in the balance, the action has more urgency and immediacy...takes things to a higher level...so whatever type of villian they choose (Spielberg is quoted as saying it will NOT have Nazis) I think they need to keep in mind that an Indiana Jones adventure is not about digging up mystical relics...it's about keeping the "armies of darkness from marching over the face of the Earth.."

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 12:26 a.m. CST

    Perhaps Harry Was Fooling about the high up part?

    by Harry Knowles

    Well gosh, does that SOUND like a high up exec? It could be a gopher. It could be a hair dresser. It could be a script xeroxer. Perhaps I was trying to cast off with the largest possible level of anonymity. Or perhaps I just felt like deleting what the scooper does so that noone would know. Hmmmmmmmmm, Like I said in my intro... this is scraping the bottom of the barrel, but I figured you folks would be interested to hear what's in the barrel. Harry

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 12:29 a.m. CST

    re:Spike Jackson's post

    by Ratfink

    Spike, did you not read Harry's intro?...he openly siad that this was a big stretch and a rumor but just posted to get a reaction...personally I think an older Indy with Ford would be cool...but I can accept the idea of a younger indy(not to young though...perhaps Ewan McGregor...j/k)and if they get a good actor(I come to mind...j/k again) I could be pulled off very well

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 1:34 a.m. CST

    Indy 4: If I were in charge

    by Halfscan

    Personally, I'd like to see I4 be something along the lines of "Indiana Jones and the Lost World"... fellow explorer turns up missing at one of the poles, Indy goes and finds clues that lead him to a lost continent at the center of the earth.. complete with dinos and the like (and of course a giant snake or two <g>). Spielberg, Indiana, and Dinosaurs!!! If handled in a lighthearted/ pulpy fashion it would be a blast!! -Half

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 1:35 a.m. CST

    Good Ol' Indy

    by Justin Sane

    Being the hugest of Indy fans since I was a lad (I used to dress like him in my dad's old fedora), I don't care WHAT script they use... and although I think no one else can play Indy as an adult but Harrison, I think it would be just as good if he were played by a kid as a young boy (though if the kid has the stupid Hollywood-kid mop-top, I may go homicidal). Even the guy who played Old Indy on Young Indiana Jones Chronicles was good... But in any case, I'll be looking forward to seeing ANY Indy movie as much as I'll be looking forward to another dose of a Galaxy Far, Far Away... maybe more.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 3:05 a.m. CST

    An older Indy

    by Gag Halfrunt

    I remember a rumour a while ago which said that Indy 4 would be based around the late 1950's, conveniently making Indy the same age as Harrison Ford. As for the post about the dinos, I don't think so. Nice idea, I suppose, but Indy himself has to be at the center of the movie. Surrounding him with a load of rejects from Jurassic Park would ruin the movie. I still like the idea of Indiana Jones and the Lost Continent though - it has a nice ring to it and plenty of scope for whip-related heroics. Oh, one more thing. I'd hate to see Indy played by anyone else, but if they were to make a replacement, Sam Neill would be the best choice. Well, that's my 2 pence.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 4:14 a.m. CST

    I think you people are nuts

    by MIA006

    I think this story is not true. I think ya'll are insane for saying that have the fourth movie be about Tibet would be insane, that wouldn't be an Indy movie. For those pscho's who posted yesterday on that star wars article, your nuts. You were spell checking each other's posts! And I think I saw one guy actualy say James VAn Der Beek would be good for Anakin Skywalker, you idiot. Beek is a loser, Ben Afleck would be much better.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 5:23 a.m. CST

    Indy 4

    by Fracture

    Harrison Ford made it clear at least a year ago on a major network interview (Barbara Walters, I think) that he would do a new Indy movie "in a heartbeat" and that it was only a matter of getting his schedule in synch with Spielburg.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 5:35 a.m. CST

    No Ford, No Movie

    by JR

    Without the original Indy this film will blow goats. Ford is NOT too old to play him and I like the logical idea of setting the action later to fit in with the older Ford. A young Indy will be too much like the TV version which in my opinion sucked. By all means, have another flashback to the young Indy to add depth to the plot, that would be pretty cool, but no fucking way should anyone but Ford be the star. If the star changes we'll end up having loads more sequels (each with a new actor as Indy) and they'll pale in comparison to the original as is happening with Batman.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 5:36 a.m. CST

    No Ford, No Movie

    by JR

    Without the original Indy this film will blow goats. Ford is NOT too old to play him and I like the logical idea of setting the action later to fit in with the older Ford. A young Indy will be too much like the TV version which in my opinion sucked. By all means, have another flashback to the young Indy to add depth to the plot, that would be pretty cool, but no fucking way should anyone but Ford be the star. If the star changes we'll end up having loads more sequels (each with a new actor as Indy) and they'll pale in comparison to the original as is happening with Batman.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 5:43 a.m. CST

    oops

    by JR

    Sorry for repeating myself, my computer's jamming up and I made a mistake.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 6:25 a.m. CST

    oh no

    by Tavis Bickle

    Not having Harrison Ford come back as Indy will be the biggest mistake since Patrick Swayze not reprising his role as Ore Mayne in 'North and South'.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 7:23 a.m. CST

    Indy IV

    by Matt Hensley

    About two years ago, on the Barbara Walters Oscar special Ford was asked if he'd ever play Han Solo again, he replied, "No, I don't think there's much character depth there." He was then asked if he would ever play Indiana Jones again to which he replied, "In a New York minute. It's only a matter of when our [his and Spielberg's] schedules clear up. It WILL be made eventually." There's no way that Spielberg of Ford will be a part of any Indy movie without Ford, and hopefully Lucas learned from that "Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" mess, that no one should be allowed to play the role but Ford. To the person who liked the Tibetan idea, what the hell would an archeologist be involved in the Chinese invasion for???

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Indy vs. Dinos

    by BanthaFodder

    Indy and the Lost Continent has been done. It came out as one of those cheesy unauthorized (I assume) paperbacks. I forget the actual title but it was about Indy finding a lost valley in Mongolia where dinosaurs still lived. The ark/stones/grail treasure item was an unhatched dinosaur egg. The book sucked. I assume a movie of it would suck too. Anybody else recall this piece of bathroom trash?

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Stuff

    by Jeremy

    Actually, those Indy novels were authorized. You can't just go and publish an Indy novel without Lucasfilm's OK without a massive lawsuit. As for another movie, of course Ford should star, but after that, who knows? Ford will eventually be too old for the part, but that doesn't mean the character should dissapear. Why not make Indy the next James Bond (rather than Batman). Not to overdo it, every 2 years like the current Bond, but every once in a while, when a script merrits it. Ford is Indy in all of our minds, but Sean Connery was the only Bond for a lot of people, and many feel the same about Moore. I personally prefer Brosnan. Who's to say that an equally talented, charasmatic actor might fill the role nicely a few years down the road. Not that I think it should be Sam neil. Hell, I wouldn't mind seeing Tom Sellek getting his shot after all. But only so long as Ford does no. 4.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Stuff

    by Jeremy

    Actually, those Indy novels were authorized. You can't just go and publish an Indy novel without Lucasfilm's OK without a massive lawsuit. As for another movie, of course Ford should star, but after that, who knows? Ford will eventually be too old for the part, but that doesn't mean the character should dissapear. Why not make Indy the next James Bond (rather than Batman). Not to overdo it, every 2 years like the current Bond, but every once in a while, when a script merrits it. Ford is Indy in all of our minds, but Sean Connery was the only Bond for a lot of people, and many feel the same about Moore. I personally prefer Brosnan. Who's to say that an equally talented, charasmatic actor might fill the role nicely a few years down the road. Not that I think it should be Sam neil. Hell, I wouldn't mind seeing Tom Sellek getting his shot after all. But only so long as Ford does no. 4.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Re: Indy vs Dinos

    by Halfscan

    <<and the Lost Continent has been done. It came out as one of those cheesy unauthorized (I assume) paperbacks. [snip] Anybody else recall this piece of bathroom trash?>> Never heard of it. My exposure to Indy is limited to the three movies, one episode of the TV series, and the first issue of the Marvel Comic (by Byrne & Austin I believe). The kind of thing I had in mind would be more like "Journey to the Center of the Earth" or "The Land that Time Forgot". No JP dinos: less realism, no little dinos, only the big classic beasties (Rex's, Tric's, Bronto's, Steg's, etc).. and big everything (plants, bugs, and especially snakes). Toss in a "lost tribe", a "capable, non-screaming, non-annoying sidekick" (for a "passing of the torch" sub-plot) and I think it would be a kick. I agree that any type of "Indy Meets JP" would blow chunks in a big way (the emphasis on the Indy films should be *Pulpy High Adventure*) and "Indy Questing for Dino Eggs" would be equally bad. But dinos that are part of the setting, rather than the story could make for great fun. -Half

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Just a couple of thoughts

    by Mike Train

    I'm new around here, so forgive me if I tread on some already torn up ground. I'm a lifelong Indy fan (aside from the 9 years of my life before there WAS an Indiana Jones). And let's face it. Harrison Ford IS Indy. And aside from personal preferences (I think just about everyone here agrees with what I just typed), you have to look at it from a commercial standpoint. Movie studios are not in the experimental game. The status quo is to go with known commodities. Trying to get the movie-going public to accept another actor in a role after nearly 20 years (dear God, has it almost been that long?!?!?) is not what Paramount wants to do. So, in my opinion, if (or when) Indy IV appears, it will be with Harrison Ford in the title role. As an aside, I think the only actor who I could reasonably accept as Indy on the big screen is the late River Phoenix (young Indy from The Last Crusade). I thought he did a great job at depicting Indy as the character that Harrison Ford creadted. And that's what it's all about, right? We think of Ford as Indy because he created the character. None of the books, comics, computer games or the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, capture(d) who Indiana Jones really IS. And the character is what we all love. Of course, the stories in all the other media that I mentioned above aren't up to the par of the movies either. Hell, I didn't think Temple of Doom was up to the par of the movies. So anyway, to make a long story short (too late for that, I guess), I wouldn't worry too much about some Indy imposter. I trust Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and company to do right by their creation. After all, they're movie fans too.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 2:23 p.m. CST

    Lost Continent

    by Blake

    I agree that "Indiana Jones and the Lost Continent" is a catchy title, but rather than dinosaurs, a more believable plotline might involve Atlantis in some way.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 2:24 p.m. CST

    once again

    by MIA006

    You people are nuts. Yes, I do remember the crappy Lost continent Book. But who cares? YOu don't think if they wanted to they could make an awesome Atlantis Indy movie? Of course they could, and that would steer it away from Nazi's probobly, which is supposed to happen. There won't be dinosaurs in anyway shape or form, that would be gay and Spielberg knows it. Here's what I know to be FACT about the next movie. Spielberg will direct it, Harrison will star and supposedly Connery, and George Lucas is supposed to direct.

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 2:58 p.m. CST

    I have seen the script

    by Fox Mulder

    it is in the bathrooms that you can access on the paramount tour. tjey cleverly disguised it as toilet paper for the spies to collect and to distribute to the net geeks of the world...my copy was all wet, brown and smudged...but it still kicks ass (or is that wipes ass)

  • Oct. 30, 1998, 4:11 p.m. CST

    As Sulu would say, Oh my...

    by scully

    I hope they don't screw this up. Harrison is Indy. They'd better do one quick, or he's going to be too old to flash those sweaty pecks (sigh). I had an Indiana Jones doll when I was a little girl, and man was I in love with that thing! Looked just like the man. Anyway, I would be open to the possibility of a young Indy, with the right actor in the part. But not replacing Ford as the character in any way that would conflict with the timeline. He brings so much charm to the character. As far as the story goes, I think they should keep it archeaology-based (don't see how they could do otherwise) and I like the fact that they tie in Hitler's interest in significant religious artifacts, Indy vs. the Nazis. Temple of Doom stank, and I see a similar theme if they were to do the Tibet invasion. Just my 2 cents.

  • Trilogies should remain trilogies. Every time someone 'tacks' on a 4th movie it turns to crap. I know Speilberg would direct, but Lost World was crap (even he admitted it, sort of) so he CAN mess up. (But I liked Hook) Also, the Indy movies, like all movie series, went DOWNHILL. Yes, I am saying Temple of Doom was better than Last Crusade. Crusade was too jokey. It was more like a parody of an Indy film that someone would film between classes in high school. EVERYTHING had a 'secret lever'. EVERYTHING was 'rigged'. EVERYTHING took place on indoor sets. It was too busy! And I heard Jeffery Boam is writing the new Indy movie. He also did Crusade, so in MY opinion he shouldn't write this one. Also, if they introduce more family members (Kevin Costnet as his BROTHER?) it will become like BATMAN, where all the bit players overshadow the Main Character. Also, the Indy trilogy had a 'story arc'. In the first film, he's basically an atheist scientist. Then he sees some God stuff. By the end of the 3rd film, he's tested his faith and become a believer. LEAVE IT AT THAT. Also, Ford is too old at any rate. It'd be like INDY WHACKS A NAZI WITH HIS WALKER, THEN STICKS HIS I.V. IN HIM, GASHING A WOUND OPEN. Also, BRING BACK NAZIS. They are THE BEST villians. I even heard a rumour Indy 4 was going to involve aliens and Area 51. Ug. I pray to God it isn't true. I also pray they don't make this film OR a Raider's Special Edition. Raiders was a PERFECT film. It's SOOO good its quality could only go in ONE direction if changed, DOWN. It'd be like changing the Bible, because Raiders IS the Bible of action movies. LEAVE IT, PLEASE! C'mon, Steve, do it for me. I said I liked Hook!

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 1:07 a.m. CST

    my Tibet suggestion...

    by abner ravenwood

    When I suggested the Tibetan invasion, my idea was hinged on the fact that the Chinese destroyed thousands of mystical documents and relics (in addition to killing countless innocents)...although I've only read a little bit on the subject, there are plenty of reasosn why Indy would venture to that area of the world...believe it or not, there were probably more relics there than in the western world, escpecially ones that would need saving from the clutches of evil doers. The Tibetan Mythology is as rich a tapestry as our western one...and I thought it would be a neat evolution for the character to come in contact with the beliefs and ideas of the Tibetan people. But, as the above posts indicate, there doesn't seem to be a lot of support for the idea. Oh well...

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 5:47 a.m. CST

    Indy 4 Screenplay

    by dave

    I read a script that was called " Indiana Jones and the Sons of Darkness" by Jeffery Boam. It was decent but....It's easy to see why sequels suck so often. It made a decent read but much like chinese food left me hungry an hour later. I expect more from eveyone involved with this movie so lets hope they do it right. If they don't have a great movie I think they shouldn't make it. Don't ruin the movies. I mean Temple of doom was bad enough, at least leave us the Last Crusade.

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 10:18 a.m. CST

    INDY & S.W. ( FROM BRAZIL )

    by Point

    I think it doesn't import what they are doing, it will be great. Spielberg never shitted in the films of Indy. I only hope doesn't delay more than 2 years!!!!! Talking about Star Wars, for those idiots that think Spielberg will ruin the episode 2, I Think if he comes to direct (I think not, but I wait that yes) with certainty he will give a new quality to Star Wars's films. I feel to say that three SW was not well directed. And he knows very well what he does, it will never ruin what Lucas built, he only needs a good screenplay.

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 11:24 a.m. CST

    Indy is doomed

    by Josey Wales

    Someone who posted earlier said that Spielberg knew that Ford is the only Indy, but wasn't sure if Lucas knew that. That hits the nail on the head. Lucas is egomaniacal and delusional. He probably thinks he can make an Indy movie w/o Ford. He made the TV show w/o him, and everyone but Lucas knows that the show stank. The problem is that Lucas considers Indy to be a representative of himself. Thus, Harrison Ford is not Indy, George Lucas is. From Lucas' thinking, Ford didn't create the character, he was just bringing Lucas' vision to life; any other actor would be just as well. Lucas would have no problem making another Indy movie sans Ford, which would likely fail, just like Willow and everything else he's done since Star Wars. Hopefully, Spielberg won't get on board w/o Ford. Honestly, if only one of the two could be involved on the next Indy, Spielberg would be my overwhelming choice over Lucas.

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 12:15 p.m. CST

    What I think is the overall feeling about these films

    by Greg Solo

    "Raiders" is by far the best Indiana Jones film so far. Karen Allen played the best tough woman as Marion who could believably hold her own. The vibe was serious, smart, occasionally humourous without going over the top as in the two successors. "Temple" was one long silly rollercoaster ride that packed immediate entertainment. "Crusade" was a spoof that left us feeling cheated. Like damn! Another Death Star of all the things imaginable in outer space. And opening your eyes under a pool of gasoline...hmmm. I hope they do it right, in the way of Raiders.

  • Oct. 31, 1998, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Indy is the coolest thing since the tampon

    by Jiliac

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  • Oct. 31, 1998, 10:18 p.m. CST

    What the.....?

    by Jiliac

    Whoa, what the hell happened there? Anyway, Indy rocks our world and kicks my arse. Why does everyone bash Temple of Doom? So it wasn't as good as Raiders. So what? It was still a hell of a feature (no pun intended), so leave it alone, folks. At least it kept with Indy's character, which is more than I can say for Last Crusade, which turned him into a joke. But Last Crusade was a hell of a feature too. They were all kickass movies!!! Dis not one of them!! And come on people, we all know Indy 4 isn't going to be something gay like alien visitors or dinosaurs. Gimme a frickin' break. Look at the theme of the first three movies? The main thrust was Indy's realization of the different incarnations of the same benevelent God. So, it stands to reason that the new one will have a similar theme. Some of the crap I've been reading in these posts nearly makes me chuck on the keyboard.

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 11:20 a.m. CST

    What happened to Kevin Costner

    by walkindude

    hey Harry, I read in Empire a while ago that Kevin Costner was going to join Indy4 and that he would be in it, there was no info on the story, but there was rumor that he might play the brother or the son, it would be cool!!!!!!!

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Oh brother....

    by Jiliac

    Dear God, Harris, you will surely die.

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 1:44 p.m. CST

    INDIANA JONES & THE SAUCER MEN FROM MARS

    by rat

    I WAS AT THE CHILLER FEST IN NEW JERSEY TODAY AND I SAW A SCRIPT FOR SALE CALLED "INDYANA JONES AND THE SAUCERMEN FROM MARS" IT WAS COPYRIGHTED AND HAD GEORGE LUCASES NAME ON IT. IS THIS THE POSSIBLE AREA 51 EPISODE?COULD BE.

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Indiana Jones and the Lost Golden Chain of T!!!!!!!!

    by The_Exorcist

    IM a top ranking coperate executive at paramount and i've read the script. What happens is that its based about 100 years in the future, and a much older Indy has to go looking for a gold chain that is rumoured to enstowe incredible strength, mechanical skills and a mohican onto the wearer, the legend says that it was worn by the ancient 20th century god of MrT. He has to find it before the Disciples of McGyver do, stopping them from destroying the world with just a blow torch, a rusty wheelbarrow and some fireworks. indy would be played by Ford, and the big enemy Decker X would be played by Jake Lloyd.

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Dunphy's Indy Opinions (not again...)

    by DwDunphy

    The Last Crusade was written to be the third and final act. That's what all that 'riding off into the sunset' stuff was about, wasn't it? Then, by that virtue, the concept should be respectfully set aside. When is someone in Hollywood going to stop with the obnoxious greed factor that is unnecessary sequels? Wasn't Lethal Weapon 4 and Batman and Robin proof enough? Isn't the concept of sequels to everything from Fantasia to Casablanca nauseating to these number crunchers? I'm a long-time Lucas/Spielberg supporter. I even liked Howard The Duck and The Lost World... But this is a notion that should not be toyed with. George? Steven? If you should happen to stumble upon this missive (yeah, right), get in touch with Lawrence Kasdan and **do something completely new.** Indy 4 is cool on paper, but only on paper. Thereafter, it's only Indiana Jones And The Quest For More Bucks.

  • Nov. 1, 1998, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Steve Guttenberg IS Indiana Jones

    by ISEEOJ

    Could someone please explain how Indiana Jones get old? I mean, didn't he drink from the Fountain of Youth?

  • Nov. 2, 1998, 12:24 a.m. CST

    You disappoint me, my son....

    by Jiliac

    Jonathan, my boy, dost thou suck? For one thing, it was the Holy Grail, not the fountain of youth. The knight said that it couldn't pass beyond the seal, that was the "boundary and the price of immortality." Notice the knight had to stay in the temple. He wasn't out galloping across the desert on horseback or anything. Just so you know, my son. Fear not, you will grow in the Force. Until that time, just use your brain. Yeah, don't be afraid. Brain is good!