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Indiana Jones 5Indiana Jones hasn't had his last crusade just yet.

The BBC quotes Harrison Ford, 67, as saying that he and 'Indiana Jones' franchise overseers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have come up with an idea for a fifth Indy movie, though it'll be a long time before that premise sees the inside of a movie theater.

"Steven and George and I are sort of agreed on a germ of an idea and we're seeing what comes of it," the BBC quotes Ford as saying. But Ford added that it takes ages for such a seedling to mature into a screenplay and a feature film. (Indeed, it took 19 years for 2008's 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' to reach the screen.) Indiana Jones hasn't had his last crusade just yet.

The BBC quotes Harrison Ford, 67, as saying that he and 'Indiana Jones' franchise overseers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have come up with an idea for a fifth Indy movie, though it'll be a long time before that premise sees the inside of a movie theater.

"Steven and George and I are sort of agreed on a germ of an idea and we're seeing what comes of it," the BBC quotes Ford as saying. But Ford added that it takes ages for such a seedling to mature into a screenplay and a feature film. (Indeed, it took 19 years for 2008's 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' to reach the screen.)

"The process works like this," Ford said. "We come to some basic agreement and then George goes away for a long time and works on it. Then Steven and I get it in some form, some embryonic form. Then if we like it we start working with George on it, and at some point down the line, it's ready and we do it."

Ford has dropped hints before about the next movie's premise, telling MTV in January that Lucas had an "outrageous" idea for the film, and that Ford himself would like to explore more the relationship between Indy and Mutt (Shia LaBeouf), the grown son Indy discovered in 'Crystal Skull.'

It's no wonder Ford is talking up a fifth Indy movie. It's been at least a decade since the actor was a reliable hitmaker in any movie that didn't show him wielding a bullwhip and hunting for treasure. (January's 'Extraordinary Measures' grossed just $12 million and was out of theaters after three weeks.) The long-awaited 'Crystal Skull' met with tepid enthusiasm or disillusioned disappointment among critics and fans, but it grossed $787 million worldwide.

Still, if the process takes as long as it did last time, we'll see 'Indiana Jones 5' in 2027, when Ford is 84.

Would you want to see a fifth Indiana Jones movie?
Yes! Harrison Ford's still got it.5417 (81.3%)
No! Ford should hang up the fedora and bullwhip already.1249 (18.7%)