Watch the First Trailer for 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny' (UPDATE)

Lucasfilm has unleashed the long-awaited first trailer for 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,' the fifth movie in the beloved action-adventure series.

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UPDATED 12/5, 11:25 p.m. ET:In the late 2000s, fans speculated about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull actor Shia LaBeouf taking over the franchise for Harrison Ford, and it seems it’s happening again with Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Varietywrites that “rumors have been circulating for months,” and points out that director James Mangold took to Twitter to air out said rumors.

“One more time. No one is ‘taking over’ or replacing Indy or donning his hat, nor is he being ‘erased’ through some contrivance. And he never was, not in any cut or script—but trolls will troll—that’s how they get their clicks,” wrote the helmer of LoganWalk the Line, and Girl, Interrupted. “And please don’t exhaust me [by] pointing out how once in a while a troll is ‘right.’ Even a blind squirrel finds a nut now and then. All one has to do is look at set photos and interviews and you get enough info to make wild guesses about a movie plot.”

Mangold, 58, wrapped by tweeting, “The difference between trolling a-holes and everyone else is they [are] trying to make [money] off your feelings about other films and culture war politics. They push controversial guesses as coming from ‘sources’ to gin up clicks. Let it go.”

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Lucasfilm has unleashed the long-awaited first trailer for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Our first look at the fifth entry in the beloved action-adventure series, and the first not to be directed by Steven Spielberg or feature a George Lucas story credit, offers a glimpse at Indy’s latest adventure. Accompanied by his goddaughter Helena, portrayed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, he’s once again forced to face off against a Nazi threat. The trailer also showcases brief glimpses of John Rhys-Davies, Mads Mikkelsen, Toby Jones, and Antonio Banderas’ characters, as well as a brief look at a de-aged Harrison Ford.

Set in the ’60s amid the Space Race between Soviet Russia and the U.S., The Dial of Destiny is directed by James Mangold, who previously helmed 2017’s Logan and 2019’s Ford v Ferrari. Per Variety, Lucas is still involved with the film’s script in some form, while Spielberg is attached as an executive producer.

The film is likely to be 80-year-old Ford’s last-ever appearance as the iconic character, and potentially his last film role, too. 90-year-old composer John Williams’ also recently confirmed it will be his final project.. “At the moment I’m working on ‘Indiana Jones 5,’ which Harrison Ford—who’s quite a bit younger than I am—I think has announced will be his last film,” said Williams in an interview with Associated Press earlier this year. “So, I thought: If Harrison can do it, then perhaps I can, also.”

The Dial of Destiny is scheduled to debut in theaters on June 30, 2023. Watch the trailer up top.

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