We got some bad news for you Shia LaBeouf fans out there. Indiana Jones 5 screenwriter David Koepp had an interview with Entertainment Weekly, and he revealed Shia’s character will not be featured in the next chapter of the franchise.
“The Shia LaBeouf character is not in the film,” he said, refusing to actually say the character’s name. He didn’t seem like he wanted to address the Shia issue, but he did talk about Harrison Ford, “Harrison plays Indiana Jones, that I can certainly say,” he revealed.
Both Koepp and Spielberg are happy with the current version of the screenplay and production could get started very soon…
“We’re plugging away at it. In terms of when we would start, I think that’s up to Mr. Spielberg and Mr. Ford. I know we’ve got a script we’re mostly happy with. Work will be endless, of course, and ongoing, and Steven just finished shooting The Post …. If the stars align, hopefully it’ll be his next film.”
As some of you may remember, Shia slammed 2008’s Crystal Skull during an interview with the Los Angeles Times in 2010. He told the paper he felt as if he dropped the ball “on the legacy that people loved and cherished,” he also claimed Ford wasn’t happy with the final product either.
Ford’s response? Well, he called Shia a “f**king idiot”