The IndianaJones The Disney Plus series is expected to revolve around Abner Ravenwood.
A recent report revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm are looking to create a new live-action series set in the world of IndianaJones franchise. Now, TheWrap announces that the project currently focuses on a young version of Abner Ravenwood, Karen Allen’s Marion Ravenwood father and Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones mentor.
According to TheWrap, Disney and Lucasfilm IndianaJones the series is envisioned as a 1981 prequel The Raiders of the Lost Ark. The project, which is still in its early stages, would see Abner Ravenwood mentor a group of young archaeologists.
Harrison Ford set to return as Indiana Jones for new movie Ford versus Ferrari and Logan director James Mangold. Ford said the yet-to-be feature is his last as Indiana Jones, but Disney hopes to keep the franchise alive through other projects.
If a TV series ends up moving forward, IndianaJones would return to the small screen for the first time since the 1990s. The character was previously the face of The Chronicles of Young Indiana Jones on ABC, as well as four television specials from Family Channel, the network now known as Freeform. Harrison Ford appeared on an episode of The Chronicles of Young Indiana Joneswhich also starred Sean Patrick Flanery, Corey Carrier and George Hall, with all four actors playing the titular hero at various stages of his life.
Besides Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones 5 also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson and Toby Jones. James Mangold co-wrote the screenplay alongside Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth.
Indiana Jones 5 is currently slated to hit theaters on June 30, 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the film and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!