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Now, while many of us may have adopted an all-encompassing fear of snakes in honor of ' deep-seated terror of the slithering bastards, there's another, more immediate concern that's likely to be bothering the most devoted of Indy fans out there. After all, with a fifth installment in the franchise on the way, a whole lot of us are wondering whether the new film will be more like the widely despised fourth movie, , or the widely beloved original trilogy.

And, from the sounds of it, we're going to be wondering that for a while yet — though we can now pin our anxieties (and mildly contradictory over-excitement) to a specific date, since:

'Indiana Jones 5' Finally Has An Official Release Date

'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' [Credit: Paramount / Lucasfilm]
'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' [Credit: Paramount / Lucasfilm]

What's more, it's actually not too far away. According to a recent press release from , the franchise's rights-holder since the company's purchase of , Indiana Jones 5 will be hitting theaters on July 19, 2019, with once again in the lead role. , too, will be back in the director's chair, with Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall producing. Which, of course, is all decidedly good news — even if it doesn't necessarily protect us from any nuking of fridges or inexplicably alien MacGuffins.

What do you think, though? Are you super excited to see Indy on the big screen once again? Let us know below!

(Sources: CosmicBookNews)


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