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Harrison Ford returning for fifth Indiana Jones movie

Harrison Ford in 2008's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." | Paramount Pictures

Harrison Ford, 73, will be back on screen as Indiana Jones in a new adventure to be directed by Steven Spielberg, Disney announced Tuesday.

The movie, still untitled, is scheduled for release on July 19, 2019. Spielberg directed all the four previous films about the intrepid archaeologist, which began with the beloved “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in 1981 and continued through the weakly received “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” in 2008.

“Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019,” said Alan Horn, chairman of Walt Disney Studios, in a statement. “It’s rare to have such a perfect combination of director, producers, actor and role, and we couldn’t be more excited to embark on this adventure with Harrison and Steven.”