Spielberg Scoop: 'Indiana Jones 5', 'Lincoln' and 'Harvey'

I can't be the only one getting tired of reading about Steven Spielberg's potential upcoming projects instead of watching the final product(s). Just pick something Stevie and go with it! In the past 24 hours, we've received some updates on three projects the legendary director is (or has been) circling.

 
Indiana Jones 5
Status Update: Though we haven't specifically heard from Spielberg himself on this project, both Harrison Ford and Karen Allen have piped up recently with regards to the next installment, with Allen saying that she heard the film will hit theaters in 2012 and Ford saying that Spielberg and George Lucas have agreed on a central storyline for the sequel.
The Real Deal: I'm not sure I'd believe Karen Allen since they seem to keep her out of the loop until she's needed on set, though Indiana Jones himself should know the latest – and it would appear as if all they need now is a script before things really begin heating up.
 
Lincoln
Status Update: For years now Spielberg has been working on his Abraham Lincoln biopic, but now that Robert Redford will be dabbling in the world of Lincoln (with a project that's very different from Spielberg's and revolves around a woman who's caught up in the conspiracy to kill the 16th President), there seems to be more pressure on Spielberg to get his Lincoln flick up and running. According to the director (via Variety), he still plans to make it and the script is being re-written as we speak.
The Real Deal: I wouldn't be surprised if Spielberg waited to see how well Redford's Lincoln film does, and whether it incites news interest in Abraham Lincoln as a person and as our ex President. If they can get the script to a point where it doesn't feel like a made-for-TV drama, then he'll push the button. That said, I wouldn't expect this before 2012.
 
 
Harvey
Status Update: The film that's supposed to be Spielberg's next as a director looks to be inching towards possibly casting Robert Downey Jr. in the lead role (according to Variety), where he'd play an everyman who just so happens to have an imaginary friend that's a rabbit.
The Real Deal: If they can get Robert Downey Jr. (who seems to be in everything these days) to commit, then I can see this going before cameras within the next few months. Knowing Spielberg, though, he'll jump onto the project that feels the most complete.
 
Which project would you like to see Spielberg direct next: Indiana Jones 5, Lincoln or Harvey?
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