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Indiana Jones 5 On The Back Burner For Star Wars Says Producer Frank Marshall (Video)

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created 11/13/2012 - 3:24pm, updated 11/13/2012 - 5:22pm

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2413 With the news of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm, of course, came the news of the new Star Wars Episode VII movie for 2015.

However, slipping under the radar is Indiana Jones, which is also part of Lucasfilm.

Disney CEO Bob Iger previously let it be known that the primary reason Disney purchased Lucasfilm was for Star Wars, with basically everything else being icing on the cake.

Now if you are wondering about Indiana Jones 5, producer Frank Marshall gives us an update, albeit most likely not the one that Indiana Jones fans were hoping for.

"I don't think it really changes anything. It's still open," Marshall told MTV News. "But it's really on the back burner and we're not really talking about it. 'Star Wars' is next, so that's what's being focused on. 'Indy' is back there, but nothing has changed."

The good news is that "nothing has changed," meaning it's not outright cancelled, and previously both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford were said to be interested in doing Indiana Jones 5.

Frank Marshall is also the husband to Kathleen Kennedy, who will be heading up Star Wars for Disney, and regarding the search for the new Star Wars director, Marshall said it's down to a couple of candidates.

"I do, but I can't reveal it, or I won't be alive tomorrow. I know there is a couple of candidates, but I don't know how soon that will be revealed," he said.

Check out the video below for more.

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