Sep 26, 14
Thirty years ago, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” the much-awaited follow-up to “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” debuted. Indiana Jones was back — although the film was set earlier than the events of “Raiders” — and this time, he had a dame (Kate Capshaw) and a kid (Jonathan Ke Quan) with him. Oh, and he wasn’t fighting Nazis, just a deadly, child-enslaving cult.
Here are 30 things you might not have known about the movie.
Dec 16, 13
Last week we reported that Disney had picked up the distribution and marketing rights to future installments of the popular Indiana Jones franchise, so it was implied that at least one more Indiana Jones is about to come. However, Disney has release an statement telling that the future movie won’t be arriving any time soon. According to Variety, it will probably be “at least two to three years” before another adventure starring the beloved archeologist.
Dec 06, 13
The deal is closed. Although there is no upcoming Indiana Jones movie officially announced, Disney got the rights to do more.
When Disney purchased Lucasfilm last year, there was a question of how future Indiana Jones films would proceed since Paramount released the first four movies. Today, Disney announced that it has reached an arrangement with Paramount regarding the franchise.
Nov 30, 13
All right. It’s Saturday night, I have no date, a soda and The Simpsons marathon is on … Let’s talk about Han Solo.
Note: the following stories has been taken from the Expanded Universe of Star Wars, which by decision of Lucasfilm, it’s not more canon since 2013.
Han Solo was a pain in the ass for the Empire long before he joined the Rebel Alliance. Graduated with honors as an Imperial pilot from the Academy of Carida, he deserted when saved the life of a wookiee slave called Chewbacca. Ironically, he will later fight alongside the Rebellion using all the skills he learned in an Imperial Academy.
Having been around all the time, here are ten Star Wars characters who necessarily met him before A New Hope:
Nov 13, 13
Harrison Ford is the sort of star that people who don’t care much for Hollywood life. Amidst an industry known for its artificiality and self-absorption, Ford has always seemed uninterested in the machinery of fame. Interviews for him are a chore, and he doesn’t like talking about his “process.” He just does the work. There’s a regular-guy lack of pretension to the man that’s wholly genuine. It’s informed his performances and his stardom—even his current role as a fading box-office draw.
Mar 29, 13
Harrison Ford is currently experiencing a new excellent phase in his career. The actor, who turned 70 last year and whose new movie, “42,” comes out next month, has found himself in high demand to reprise his iconic roles of Han Solo, Indiana Jones and Rick Deckard in three different sequels. In other words, this feels like 1980 again!
Jan 31, 13
Internet is amazing. Thanks to it we have access to an old draft for Lawrence Kasdan’s Raiders of the Lost Ark script that was sold in an action a couple of years ago. The draft has appeared with tons of notes, questions and changes in the lines made by Harrison Ford himself. Proof that the guy takes his roles (very) seriously.
Dec 14, 12
Who sent this mysterious Indiana Jones package to the University of Chicago?
Sep 19, 12
With Indiana Jones trilogy coming to Blu-ray this week, Paramount Pictures continued its celebration of the iconic character with a screening of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” on the lot Thursday night with Paramount chairman and CEO Brad Grey, Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford introducing the film.
Sep 18, 12
CraveOnline is giving away an Indiana Jones Blu-ray box set … signed by Harrison Ford! Indiana Jones himself has scrawled his name on a copy of Paramounts’ Blu-ray edition, which includes all four blockbusters and over seven hours of special features, a set that can be yours if you follow some easy steps