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Old 07-31-2017, 12:17 PM   #29
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First off...

Apparently, this site reached to Disney about changes to the ride, and say:

Well, according to Disney, it turns out that is not case. Although Disney did confirm that The Rock did meet with Disney Imagineers recently, Disney said there are no plans to revamp the ride at this time. Good news for fans of the original attraction.

Secondly, a director for the film has reportedly been set:

Jaume Collet-Serra, director of Liam Neeson thrillers Non-Stop and Unknown.

It's said that he turned down the directing job for Suicide Squad 2 for this, because...

He decided that the opportunity to originate a new Indiana Jones-like action-adventure franchise in lockstep with one of the most globally bankable film stars like Gore Verbinski did with Johnny Depp in The Pirates of the Caribbean was a better opportunity than continuing a storyline originated by another director. Production will begin late next spring.

(Sorry for the F-word, Stoo. Their choice of phrase, not mine.)
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