Saturday, June 9, 2007

Indiana Jones IV to Shoot (a bit) in New Mexico

Well, some more rumors are true...

'Indiana Jones 4' to shoot near Deming (from the Las Cruces Sun)

An action hero with a renowned fear of snakes is coming to southern New Mexico.

The fourth installment of the "Indiana Jones" series will film some scenes in Deming. The working title is: "Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods."

An area outside Deming will be transformed through Hollywood magic into Morocco.

Folks who work in the technical side of the film business have been in Deming for weeks. A building at the former air strip in Deming has been painted blue, with a USAF insignia and the words "Home Of The Fighter Pilot" painted on an outside wall. In addition, WWII Air Force vehicles are parked nearby.

Steven Spielberg will direct, while George Lucas is executive producer.

New Mexico reportedly is the first filming site, but no filming dates have been announced. It is not known if star Harrison Ford will be in Deming for any of the scenes shot on location there.

Lucasfilm Ltd. announced in January that it would be filming a fourth installment of the action series...

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