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Bulgarian archaeologist uncovers 'vampire grave'

Bulgarian archaeologist uncovers 'vampire grave'

KARDZHALI, Bulgaria, Oct. 14 (UPI) --A Bulgarian archaeologist said he has uncovered "a vampire grave" from the 13th century featuring the bones of a man with a stake driven through his chest.
Ben Hooper
Scott Michael Foster talks about his 'Frozen' story arc on 'Once Upon a Time'

Scott Michael Foster talks about his 'Frozen' story arc on 'Once Upon a Time'

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) --"Once Upon a Time" guest star Scott Michael Foster says it is possible no one is more excited about the TV show's re-imagining of "Frozen" than his own family.
Karen Butler
Robert Pattinson denies rumours that he'll play Indiana Jones

Robert Pattinson denies rumours that he'll play Indiana Jones

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) --Robert Pattinson denied reports that he will play Indiana Jones in an upcoming remake while speaking to Access Hollywood at the premiere of {i:The Rover}.
Veronica Linares
Robert Pattinson rumored to be the new Indiana Jones

Robert Pattinson rumored to be the new Indiana Jones

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) --Robert Pattinson is reportedly being considered by Disney to play the title role in the upcoming remake of the adventure thriller "Indiana Jones."
Veronica Linares
'Indiana Jones' producer denies Bradley Cooper reboot rumors

'Indiana Jones' producer denies Bradley Cooper reboot rumors

March 26 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper was rumored to replace Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in a reboot of the popular action franchise.
Kate Stanton
Future 'Indiana Jones' movies may recast Bradley Cooper as Indy

Future 'Indiana Jones' movies may recast Bradley Cooper as Indy

March 26 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper may replace Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in future movies.
Annie Martin
$33 million Faberge Egg discovered by scrap metal dealer

$33 million Faberge Egg discovered by scrap metal dealer

LONDON, March 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. scrap metal dealer intending to melt down an ornament for its gold was shocked to discover it was a $33 million Faberge egg, a British expert said.

Disney, Paramount deal could indicate more 'Indiana Jones' movies

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- An agreement between The Walt Disney Co. and Paramount indicates another "Indiana Jones" movie could be on the horizon, the Hollywood Reporter said.
George Lucas marries Mellody Hobson

George Lucas marries Mellody Hobson

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker George Lucas has married businesswoman Mellody Hobson, Lucas' friends Ron Howard and Samuel L. Jackson said via Twitter.

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School solves Indiana Jones mystery

School solves Indiana Jones mystery

CHICAGO, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The University of Chicago said an Indiana Jones replica prop ended up at the school because of an included replica envelope, complete with fake postage.

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Indiana Jones journal origin a mystery

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Officials at the University of Chicago said an apparent Indiana Jones fan sent a replica movie prop to the school addressed to "Henry Walton Jones Jr."
Producer Rick McCallum leaving Lucasfilm

Producer Rick McCallum leaving Lucasfilm

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood producer Rick McCallum says he is returning to his independent filmmaking roots after two decades of making blockbusters at Lucasfilm.
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Executive Producer George Lucas attends the premiere of the film "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" in Tokyo, Japan, on June 5, 2008. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
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Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., Ph.D. is the central protagonist of the Indiana Jones franchise. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg created the character in homage to the action heroes of 1930s film serials. The character first appeared in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark, to be followed by Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in 1984, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles from 1992 to 1996, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in 2008. Alongside the more widely known films and television programs, the character is also featured in novels, comics, video games, and other media. Jones is also featured in the theme park attraction Indiana Jones Adventure, which exists in similar forms at Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

Jones is most famously played by Harrison Ford and has also been portrayed by River Phoenix (as the young Jones in The Last Crusade), and in the television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles by Corey Carrier, Sean Patrick Flanery, and George Hall. Doug Lee has supplied Jones's voice to two LucasArts video games, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis and Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine, while David Esch supplied his voice to Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb.

Particularly notable facets of the character include his iconic look (bullwhip, fedora, and leather jacket), sense of humor, deep knowledge of many ancient civilizations and languages, and fear of snakes.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Indiana Jones."
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