According to Collider, the next project on director Steven Spielberg's slate will be Indiana Jones 5, set for a 2020 release, ahead of his West Side Story musical remake currently in pre-production.
The next chapter of the fedora-wearing, whip-cracking archaeologist is set to start filming in 2019. This might seem like a ways off, but it is quite understandable when you consider Steven Spielberg's schedule recently. The last few years have seen Steven Spielberg directing one film a year, and that streak appears to still be going strong, until Indiana Jones 5. Spielberg hurried to get The Post into production last fall to get a winter, award-timed release in theaters with today's political and economic climate, and his TRON-esque Ready Player One (2018) based on the novel of the same name is already coming out next month. While it did not win any of them, The Post was nominated for five Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Director, Best Original Score, and Best Performance by a Lead Actor (Tom Hanks) and Lead Actress (Meryl Streep) in a Motion Picture Drama. It has also been nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Performance by a Lead Actress (Meryl Streep). It appears Spielberg's hard work has paid off, as it usually does. We will see what happens at the 90th Academy Awards Ceremony on March 4, 2018.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by David Koepp (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)) with a musical composition reprisal by the one and only John Williams, Indiana Jones 5 is currently set for a July 10, 2020 release, with Harrison Ford confirmed to return. It will be the first Indiana Jones film under the Disney banner after they purchased Lucasfilm in 2012.
You can still catch The Post in theaters, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, as well as Ready Player One next month on March 30, 2018, starring Tye Sheridan, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance, Hannah John-Kamen, and Ben Mendelsohn.