From USA Today's Anthony Breznican:
Indiana Jones co-producer Frank Marshall is now authorized to confirm some rumors and detail some of the story, about a quest for South American relics with supernatural powers.
The new movie, due this spring, is set at the height of the Cold War in 1957, so the character has aged in real time — 19 years.
"He's teaching and having kind of a quiet life," the producer says. Once the archaeologist is thrust back into danger, the signature Indiana Jones red line tracing across the map will take him to New Mexico, Connecticut, Mexico City and the jungles of Peru.
Despite all the gray-hair jokes (Harrison Ford is 65), Indy is still swinging from dangerous precipices and absorbing punches.
The Nazis are no longer Indy's chief foe — he's racing for the Crystal Skull against operatives from the Soviet Union, including Oscar winner Cate Blanchett as the seductive Agent Spalko.
"Indy always has a love-hate relationship with every woman he ever comes in contact with," Marshall says
The artifact of the title is inspired by real quartz sculptures of disputed origins that are carved in a way that defies the natural structure of the crystal.
"The theory is they are shaped by higher powers or alien powers or came from another world, or an ancient Mayan civilization had the powers," Marshall says...
The iconic pose is enough for me..Feel the.nostalgia....