Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Replacement

An Indiana Jones movie franchise without Indiana Jones is like... well, it's like an archaeologist without a trusty bull whip and well-worn fedora. George Lucas seems to have come to the same conclusion, recently telling MTV News that he's not looking for Indy's son Mutt Lange -- er, Williams -- to replace Papa in future films. This change of heart comes just three months after Lucas told Fox News that he had an "idea to make [Mutt] the lead character next time and have Harrison [Ford] come back like Sean Connery did in the last movie." A few Shia LeBoeuf-related news headlines later, Lucas says he's now looking for a new story for Indiana -- for "something for him to go after." He noted that it would take "'a huge amount of research to come up with something that will fit.'" As a former would-be archaeologist, I might be able to help.

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