A favorite final shot from •any• film — John Ford’s THE SEARCHERS (1956). Often imitated, never duplicated. #johnford #thesearchers #cinema #symbolism #film #johnwayne #1956 #westerns #finalimage
I don’t know if I can actually do it. I’m scared to death of it. The response to it. Reactions that I’ll get for writing it. And I’m scared to death. I will procrastinate until the bitter end.
10 years before he Raided the Lost Ark, 26 year old Indiana Jones flees the country after a falling out with his father landing in India where he is taken under the wing of Abner Ravenwood and swept up in the search for the forgotten tomb of Pontius Pilate. A few years ago I decided I would challenge myself and write a big budget summer tent pole movie. This is what I came up with. I was, in no way, shape or form, asked, hired or propositioned to write an Indiana Jones movie. This was a script written purely because I wanted to write it.
There is a way to start popular movie series over again without punishing viewers or ostracizing them. There are ways. Great story. Perfect casting. The best possible directing. But it all starts with the script. The script is where the idea forms. The blueprint for a great movie.
Here is the way to re-start Indiana Jones. Click the link and read the only way to restart the Indiana Jones property.