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Steven Spielberg confirms that a MacGuffin has been selected for Indy 5!

Steven Spielberg confirms that a MacGuffin has been selected for Indy 5!

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After the recent announcement of Indiana Jones 5's release date, details have been difficult to come by. The plot is still being kept tightly under wraps for now, however some developments have been slowly revealed. During a interview with Empire Magazine about his new movie 'The BFG', he detailed what stage of development the movie was on:

"(Steven Spielberg) shows us videos of the BFG's recording session on his iPhone, looks forward to INDIANA JONES V: "We have a McGuffin, that's all I can say". 

It is extremely exciting news that Indy 5 has possibly found its central MacGuffin. While Spielberg did not give details, the MacGuffin will likely be revealed as a title is decided upon. The previous Indiana Jones films either had the MacGuffin within the title or had a hint to the identity of the fabled object.

The MacGuffins are often supernatural in nature and possess incredible power. They also often reflect personally on Indy in regards to some facet of their nature. There have been three MacGuffins thus far, two of them being based on Judeo-Christian mythology. Crystal skull was the only one not to be directly religious. The nature of the MacGuffin may be hinted at once we learn more about the plot.

Indiana Jones 5 will release July 19, 2019. The film will feature the return of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones. The movie will also be directed by Steven Spielberg. Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will also return to produce.

Source: Empire Magazine

Written by MattPublished on 2016-06-08 23:08:50
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2 Fan responses to Steven Spielberg confirms that a MacGuffin has been selected for Indy 5!

Centauri

Jun-09-2016 10:07 AM

mcmuffins sound good right now...with some hash browns and orange juicy juice

Centauri

Jun-09-2016 10:07 AM

mcmuffins sound good right now...with some hash browns and orange juicy juice

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