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*[[Kevin Patrick Burke]]
 
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*[[Jared Burke]]
 
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===Other characters===
 
===Other characters===
*[[Adkins]] {{Mo}} {{C|FBI file}}
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*[[Marcus Brody]] {{C|Pictured and mentioned only}}
 
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*[[Dwight D. Eisenhower]] {{Mo}} {{C|as Ike}}
 
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*[[Willie Scott]] {{Po}}
 
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** [[Rat snake]]
 
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===Miscellanea===
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*[[Book of Common Prayer]]
 
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[[File:Indykingdomcrystalskullteaser.jpg|200px|right|thumb|Teaser poster]]
 
[[File:Indykingdomcrystalskullteaser.jpg|200px|right|thumb|Teaser poster]]
   
The Boston-based design studio Creative Pilot created the packaging style for the film's merchandise, which merges [[Drew Struzan]]'s original illustrations "with a fresh new look, which showcases the whip, a map, and exotic hieroglyphic patterns".<ref>{{Cite news | title = New Packaging whipped up for Indy | publisher = Star Wars.com | date = 2007-10-10 | url = http://www.starwars.com/community/news/films/news20071010.html | accessdate = 2008-02-02}}</ref> [[Hasbro]], [[Lego]], [[Sideshow Collectibles]], Topps, Diamond Select, Hallmark Cards,<ref>{{cite web | title = Indiana Jones Merchandising | publisher = TheRaider.net | url = http://www.theraider.net/information/collectibles/index.php | accessdate=2008-04-07}}</ref> and Cartamundi will all sell products<ref>{{Cite web | title = Indiana Jones Playing Cards | publisher = Cartamundi | url = http://www.cartamundiusa.com/Content/cmusa/products/licensed/indianajones/1/index.html | accessdate=2007-12-12}}</ref>. A THQ mobile game based on the new film was released<ref>{{Cite news | author = Stuart Dredge | title = Hands on with THQ Wireless' Indiana Jones mobile game | publisher = PocketGamer.co.uk | date = 2008-02-13 | url = http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Mobile/Indiana%2BJones%2Band%2Bthe%2BKingdom%2Bof%2Bthe%2BCrystal%2BSkull/news.asp?c=5721 | accessdate = 2008-02-19}}</ref>, while a [[Lego Indiana Jones: The Videogame|Lego video game]] based on the past films was also released<ref>{{Cite web | author = [[LucasArts]] | title = Indiana Jones | publisher = [http://www.lucasarts.com/ LucasArts.com] | date = | url = http://www.lucasarts.com/games/indianajones/ | accessdate=2007-07-22}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web | author = [[LucasArts]] | title = If Family Adventure Has a Name, It Must Be ''LEGO'' ''Indiana Jones: The Videogame'' | publisher = [http://www.lucasarts.com/ LucasArts.com] | date = 2007-07-27 | url = http://www.lucasarts.com/company/release/news20070727.html | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref>, along with a series of [[Lego]] / [[Indiana Jones]] mini-epics directed by [[Peder Pedersen]], starting with ''Raiders of the Lost Brick'' (2008)<ref>[http://indianajones.lego.com Lego's Indiana Jones mini-epics]</ref>. Stern Pinball will release a new Indiana Jones pinball machine, designed by John Borg, which will feature all four movies and many interactive toys.<ref>{{Cite news | publisher = Pinball News | title = Indiana Jones | url = http://pinballnews.com/games/indianajones/index.html | date = 2008-03-20 | accessdate = 2008-03-20}}</ref> From October 2007 to April 2008, the reedited episodes of ''The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles'' were released in three DVD box sets.<ref>{{Cite web | title = YoungIndy.com | publisher = Paramount Pictures/Lucasfilm Ltd. | url = http://www.youngindy.com/ | accessdate = 2008-02-04}}</ref>
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The Boston-based design studio Creative Pilot created the packaging style for the film's merchandise, which merges [[Drew Struzan]]'s original illustrations "with a fresh new look, which showcases the whip, a map, and exotic hieroglyphic patterns".<ref>{{Cite news | title = New Packaging whipped up for Indy | publisher = Star Wars.com | date = 2007-10-10 | url = http://www.starwars.com/community/news/films/news20071010.html | accessdate = 2008-02-02}}</ref> [[Hasbro]], [[Lego]], [[Sideshow Collectibles]], Topps, Diamond Select, Hallmark Cards,<ref>{{cite web | title = Indiana Jones Merchandising | publisher = TheRaider.net | url = http://www.theraider.net/information/collectibles/index.php | accessdate=2008-04-07}}</ref> and Cartamundi will all sell products<ref>{{Cite web | title = Indiana Jones Playing Cards | publisher = Cartamundi | url = http://www.cartamundiusa.com/Content/cmusa/products/licensed/indianajones/1/index.html | accessdate=2007-12-12}}</ref>. A THQ mobile game based on the new film was released<ref>{{Cite news | author = Stuart Dredge | title = Hands on with THQ Wireless' Indiana Jones mobile game | publisher = PocketGamer.co.uk | date = 2008-02-13 | url = http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Mobile/Indiana%2BJones%2Band%2Bthe%2BKingdom%2Bof%2Bthe%2BCrystal%2BSkull/news.asp?c=5721 | accessdate = 2008-02-19}}</ref>, while a [[Lego Indiana Jones: The Videogame|Lego video game]] based on the past films was also released<ref>{{Cite web | author = [[LucasArts]] | title = Indiana Jones | publisher = [http://www.lucasarts.com/ LucasArts.com] | date = | url = http://www.lucasarts.com/games/indianajones/ | accessdate=2007-07-22}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web | author = [[LucasArts]] | title = If Family Adventure Has a Name, It Must Be ''LEGO'' ''Indiana Jones: The Videogame'' | publisher = [http://www.lucasarts.com/ LucasArts.com] | date = 2007-07-27 | url = http://www.lucasarts.com/company/release/news20070727.html | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref>, along with a series of [[Lego]] / [[Indiana Jones]] mini-epics directed by Peder Pedersen, starting with ''Raiders of the Lost Brick'' (2008)<ref>[http://indianajones.lego.com Lego's Indiana Jones mini-epics]</ref>. Stern Pinball will release a new Indiana Jones pinball machine, designed by John Borg, which will feature all four movies and many interactive toys.<ref>{{Cite news | publisher = Pinball News | title = Indiana Jones | url = http://pinballnews.com/games/indianajones/index.html | date = 2008-03-20 | accessdate = 2008-03-20}}</ref> From October 2007 to April 2008, the reedited episodes of ''The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles'' were released in three DVD box sets.<ref>{{Cite web | title = YoungIndy.com | publisher = Paramount Pictures/Lucasfilm Ltd. | url = http://www.youngindy.com/ | accessdate = 2008-02-04}}</ref>
   
[[Random House]], [[Dark Horse Comics]], [[Diamond Comic Distributors]], [[Scholastic Corporation|Scholastic]], and [[Dorling Kindersley|DK]] will publish books,<ref name="merch" /> including [[James Rollins]]' novelization of ''Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'',<ref>{{Cite book | author = [[James Rollins]] | title = Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull | publisher = [[Del Ray Books]] | date = 2008 | url = http://www.randomhouse.com/delrey/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780345501288 | isbn = 978-0-345-50128-8}}</ref> a two-issue [[comic book]] adaptation written by [[John Jackson Miller]] and drawn by Luke Ross (''Samurai: Heaven and Earth''), children's novelizations of all four films,<ref>{{Cite news | title = Indiana Jones Junior Novelizations On the Way | url = http://www.starwars.com/community/news/films/news20080219b.html | author = | publisher = StarWars.com | date = 2008-02-19 | accessdate = 2008-02-19}}</ref> the ''Indiana Jones Adventures'' comic book series aimed at children,<ref>{{Cite news | title =Dark Horse Comics for May | publisher = Comics Continuum | date = [[2008-02-13]] | url = http://www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/0802/13/darkhorsemay.htm | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref> and the official ''Indiana Jones Magazine''.<ref>{{Cite web | author = | title = Indiana Jones and the Magazine | publisher = [http://scoop.diamondgalleries.com/public/ Scoop.diamondgalleries.com] | date = | url = http://scoop.diamondgalleries.com/public/default.asp?t=1&m=1&c=34&s=259&ai=66533 | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> Scholastic featured Indiana and Mutt on the covers of ''Scholastic News'' and ''Scholastic Maths'', to the concern of parents, though Jack Silbert, editor of the latter, felt the film would interest children in archaeology.<ref name=inescapable/>
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[[Random House]], [[Dark Horse Comics]], Diamond Comic Distributors, [[Scholastic Corporation|Scholastic]], and [[Dorling Kindersley|DK]] will publish books,<ref name="merch" /> including [[James Rollins]]' novelization of ''Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'',<ref>{{Cite book | author = [[James Rollins]] | title = Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull | publisher = [[Del Ray Books]] | date = 2008 | url = http://www.randomhouse.com/delrey/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780345501288 | isbn = 978-0-345-50128-8}}</ref> a two-issue [[comic book]] adaptation written by [[John Jackson Miller]] and drawn by Luke Ross (''Samurai: Heaven and Earth''), children's novelizations of all four films,<ref>{{Cite news | title = Indiana Jones Junior Novelizations On the Way | url = http://www.starwars.com/community/news/films/news20080219b.html | author = | publisher = StarWars.com | date = 2008-02-19 | accessdate = 2008-02-19}}</ref> the ''Indiana Jones Adventures'' comic book series aimed at children,<ref>{{Cite news | title =Dark Horse Comics for May | publisher = Comics Continuum | date = [[2008-02-13]] | url = http://www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/0802/13/darkhorsemay.htm | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref> and the official ''Indiana Jones Magazine''.<ref>{{Cite web | author = | title = Indiana Jones and the Magazine | publisher = [http://scoop.diamondgalleries.com/public/ Scoop.diamondgalleries.com] | date = | url = http://scoop.diamondgalleries.com/public/default.asp?t=1&m=1&c=34&s=259&ai=66533 | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> Scholastic featured Indiana and Mutt on the covers of ''Scholastic News'' and ''Scholastic Maths'', to the concern of parents, though Jack Silbert, editor of the latter, felt the film would interest children in archaeology.<ref name=inescapable/>
   
 
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*By June 3, 2003, the script by [[Frank Darabont]] was being reported as being complete. But in April 2004, the project was officially shelved once more after [[George Lucas]] rejected the script by Frank Darabont earlier. In media reports Frank Darabont indicated he was "disappointed" with the decision.
 
*By June 3, 2003, the script by [[Frank Darabont]] was being reported as being complete. But in April 2004, the project was officially shelved once more after [[George Lucas]] rejected the script by Frank Darabont earlier. In media reports Frank Darabont indicated he was "disappointed" with the decision.
   
*The crew members returning from the first three films are Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Harrison Ford, John Williams, Michael Khan, Frank Marshall, and Kathleen Kennedy. The only crew members of ''[[The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles]]'' to return for this film are [[George Lucas]] (story/executive producer on both projects), [[Frank Darabont]] (wrote an earlier script, which contributed to the final [[David Koepp]] script), [[Ben Burtt]] (sound designer and supervising sound editor), [[Jake Garber]] (special makeup effects artist on both projects), [[Paul Huston]] (matte artist), [[Christopher Scarabosio]] (additional sound designer and sound re-recording mixer), [[Gwendolyn Yates Whittle]] (sound editor on the series and adr supervisor on the film, as well as assistant sound editor on ''Willow'' and ''[[Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade]]''), [[Matthew Wood]] (assistant sound editor on the series, and worked with sound database tools on the film), and publicist [[Lynne Hale]].
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*The crew members returning from the first three films are Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Harrison Ford, John Williams, Michael Khan, Frank Marshall, and Kathleen Kennedy. The only crew members of ''[[The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles]]'' to return for this film are [[George Lucas]] (story/executive producer on both projects), [[Frank Darabont]] (wrote an earlier script, which contributed to the final [[David Koepp]] script), [[Ben Burtt]] (sound designer and supervising sound editor), Jake Garber (special makeup effects artist on both projects), Paul Huston (matte artist), Christopher Scarabosio (additional sound designer and sound re-recording mixer), Gwendolyn Yates Whittle (sound editor on the series and supervisor on the film, as well as assistant sound editor on ''Willow'' and ''[[Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade]]''), [[Matthew Wood]] (assistant sound editor on the series, and worked with sound database tools on the film), and publicist [[Lynne Hale]].
   
 
*Several publicity stills and on-set videos have been released on the internet during the build-up to the film's release.<ref>{{Cite web | title = | publisher = IndianaJones.com | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/index.html | accessdate=2008-02-04}}</ref>
 
*Several publicity stills and on-set videos have been released on the internet during the build-up to the film's release.<ref>{{Cite web | title = | publisher = IndianaJones.com | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/index.html | accessdate=2008-02-04}}</ref>
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*Spielberg and Ford initially felt that the crystal skulls were "too connected" to the previous films.<ref>{{Cite news | author=Nick de Semlyen, Ian Freer, Chris Hewitt, Ian Nathan, Sam Toy | title = A Race Against Time: Indiana Jones IV | pages = 100 | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Empire (magazine)|Empire]] | date=2006-09-29}}</ref>
 
*Spielberg and Ford initially felt that the crystal skulls were "too connected" to the previous films.<ref>{{Cite news | author=Nick de Semlyen, Ian Freer, Chris Hewitt, Ian Nathan, Sam Toy | title = A Race Against Time: Indiana Jones IV | pages = 100 | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Empire (magazine)|Empire]] | date=2006-09-29}}</ref>
   
*According to Paramount Pictures executive Rob Moore, the film will be released on both the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats as part of its eventual home video release.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Harry Knowles | title = Paramount chooses HD DVD exclusive! | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Ain't It Cool News|Ain't It Cool News]] | date = 2007-08-20 | url = http://www.aintitcool.com/node/33722 | accessdate=2007-08-20}}</ref> The film will make its pay-TV debut on Showtime,<ref>{{Cite news | author = John Dempsey | title = Paramount pacts with Showtime | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2007-12-02 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117976885.html?categoryid=13&cs=1 | accessdate=2007-12-03}}</ref> and will air on [[USA Network]] in 2011, as part of a deal with Paramount to repeatedly broadcast the previous films to promote the film in May.<ref>{{cite news | author = John Dempsey | title = USA reels in 'Indiana Jones' | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2008-02-14 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117980959.html?categoryid=14&cs=1 | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref>
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*According to Paramount Pictures executive Rob Moore, the film will be released on both the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats as part of its eventual home video release.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Harry Knowles | title = Paramount chooses HD DVD exclusive! | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Ain't It Cool News|Ain't It Cool News]] | date = 2007-08-20 | url = http://www.aintitcool.com/node/33722 | accessdate=2007-08-20}}</ref> The film will make its pay-TV debut on Showtime,<ref>{{Cite news | author = John Dempsey | title = Paramount pacts with Showtime | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2007-12-02 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117976885.html?categoryid=13&cs=1 | accessdate=2007-12-03}}</ref> and will air on USA Network in 2011, as part of a deal with Paramount to repeatedly broadcast the previous films to promote the film in May.<ref>{{cite news | author = John Dempsey | title = USA reels in 'Indiana Jones' | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2008-02-14 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117980959.html?categoryid=14&cs=1 | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref>
   
 
*George Lucas intended to unveil the title with the teaser trailer,<ref>{{Cite news | author=William Keck | title = He has a need for speed | publisher = [[Wikipedia:USA Today|USA Today]] | date = 2007-04-04 | url = http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2007-04-04-george-lucas_N.htm | accessdate = 2007-04-15}}</ref> but [[Shia LaBeouf]] announced it earlier at the 2007 [[Wikipedia:MTV Video Music Awards|MTV Video Music Awards]] on September 9, 2007.<ref>{{Cite news | author=Josh Horowitz | url=http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1569264/20070909/story.jhtml | title=Shia LaBeouf Leaks 'Indiana Jones' Fourth Title At VMAs | publisher=[[Wikipedia:MTV|MTV]] | date=2007-09-09 | accessdate=2007-09-10 }}</ref> Although the film's title was chosen in October 2006,<ref name="decision">{{Cite news | author = Robert Sanchez | title = IESB Chats with The Master - Steven Spielberg! | publisher = IESB | date = 2008-10-09 | url = http://www.iesb.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3450&Itemid=99 | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> five fake titles (''The City of Gods'', ''The Destroyer of Worlds'', ''The Fourth Corner of the Earth'', ''The Lost City of Gold'' and ''The Quest for the Covenant'')<ref name="titles">{{Cite news | title = The 25 Most Exciting Movies of 2008 | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Empire (magazine)|Empire]] | url = http://www.empireonline.com/features/25_most_exciting_movies_of_2008/default.asp | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> were registered with the Motion Picture Association of America to distract fans from the true title.<ref name="decision" />
 
*George Lucas intended to unveil the title with the teaser trailer,<ref>{{Cite news | author=William Keck | title = He has a need for speed | publisher = [[Wikipedia:USA Today|USA Today]] | date = 2007-04-04 | url = http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2007-04-04-george-lucas_N.htm | accessdate = 2007-04-15}}</ref> but [[Shia LaBeouf]] announced it earlier at the 2007 [[Wikipedia:MTV Video Music Awards|MTV Video Music Awards]] on September 9, 2007.<ref>{{Cite news | author=Josh Horowitz | url=http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1569264/20070909/story.jhtml | title=Shia LaBeouf Leaks 'Indiana Jones' Fourth Title At VMAs | publisher=[[Wikipedia:MTV|MTV]] | date=2007-09-09 | accessdate=2007-09-10 }}</ref> Although the film's title was chosen in October 2006,<ref name="decision">{{Cite news | author = Robert Sanchez | title = IESB Chats with The Master - Steven Spielberg! | publisher = IESB | date = 2008-10-09 | url = http://www.iesb.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3450&Itemid=99 | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> five fake titles (''The City of Gods'', ''The Destroyer of Worlds'', ''The Fourth Corner of the Earth'', ''The Lost City of Gold'' and ''The Quest for the Covenant'')<ref name="titles">{{Cite news | title = The 25 Most Exciting Movies of 2008 | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Empire (magazine)|Empire]] | url = http://www.empireonline.com/features/25_most_exciting_movies_of_2008/default.asp | accessdate=2008-02-09}}</ref> were registered with the Motion Picture Association of America to distract fans from the true title.<ref name="decision" />
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*The film showcases Indiana's home, which was only previously seen in ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. As nineteen years (both fictional and real) have passed, the filmmakers decorated the sparse living room with numerous artifacts Indiana has collected during his travels. Production designer [[Guy Hendrix Dyas]] said this was done to hint at the adventures he might have had in-between the first three films and ''Kingdom of the Crystal Skull''. There are also photos of [[Sallah]], [[Marcus Brody]], [[Willie Scott]], [[Henry Jones, Sr.]], and Jones' Egypt adventure from the pilot episode of ''The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles''.<ref>{{Cite web | title = Tour Indy's Home | publisher = Official site | format = Flash player | date = 2008-01-18 | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/?deeplink=videos/1/v27 | accessdate=2008-01-19}}</ref>
 
*The film showcases Indiana's home, which was only previously seen in ''Raiders of the Lost Ark''. As nineteen years (both fictional and real) have passed, the filmmakers decorated the sparse living room with numerous artifacts Indiana has collected during his travels. Production designer [[Guy Hendrix Dyas]] said this was done to hint at the adventures he might have had in-between the first three films and ''Kingdom of the Crystal Skull''. There are also photos of [[Sallah]], [[Marcus Brody]], [[Willie Scott]], [[Henry Jones, Sr.]], and Jones' Egypt adventure from the pilot episode of ''The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles''.<ref>{{Cite web | title = Tour Indy's Home | publisher = Official site | format = Flash player | date = 2008-01-18 | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/?deeplink=videos/1/v27 | accessdate=2008-01-19}}</ref>
   
*[[John Williams]] stated on the 2003 DVD documentary ''[[The Music of Indiana Jones]]'' that he hoped to return to write the score for the film, as he did for the previous three.<ref>''The Music of Indiana Jones'' DVD featurette</ref> He began scoring the film in February 2008,<ref name="scoring">{{Cite news | title = News, Etc. | publisher = Empire | date = March 2008 | pages = 16-17}}</ref> and ten days of recording sessions wrapped on March 6, 2008 at Sony Pictures Studios.<ref>{{cite news | title = 'Indy 4' Recording Sessions are Over | publisher = jwfan.com | date = 2008-03-06 | url = http://www.jwfan.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=939&Itemid=1 | accessdate=2008-03-09}}</ref> The soundtrack features a [[Wikipedia:Continuum (instrument)|continuum]], an instrument often used for sound effects instead of music.<ref>{{cite news | author = Peter Kim | title = 'Indiana Jones' movie to use professor's musical invention | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Daily Illini|Daily Illini]] | date = 2008-03-05 | url = http://media.www.dailyillini.com/media/storage/paper736/news/2008/03/05/News/indiana.Jones.Movie.To.Use.Professors.Musical.Invention-3251800.shtml | accessdate=2008-05-06}}</ref>
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*[[John Williams]] stated on the 2003 DVD documentary ''The Music of Indiana Jones'' that he hoped to return to write the score for the film, as he did for the previous three.<ref>''The Music of Indiana Jones'' DVD featurette</ref> He began scoring the film in February 2008,<ref name="scoring">{{Cite news | title = News, Etc. | publisher = Empire | date = March 2008 | pages = 16-17}}</ref> and ten days of recording sessions wrapped on March 6, 2008 at Sony Pictures Studios.<ref>{{cite news | title = 'Indy 4' Recording Sessions are Over | publisher = jwfan.com | date = 2008-03-06 | url = http://www.jwfan.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=939&Itemid=1 | accessdate=2008-03-09}}</ref> The soundtrack features a [[Wikipedia:Continuum (instrument)|continuum]], an instrument often used for sound effects instead of music.<ref>{{cite news | author = Peter Kim | title = 'Indiana Jones' movie to use professor's musical invention | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Daily Illini|Daily Illini]] | date = 2008-03-05 | url = http://media.www.dailyillini.com/media/storage/paper736/news/2008/03/05/News/indiana.Jones.Movie.To.Use.Professors.Musical.Invention-3251800.shtml | accessdate=2008-05-06}}</ref>
   
 
*Because of anticipation,<ref name="fin">{{Cite news | author = Marc Graser | title = 'Indy' trailer finally on its way | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2008-02-07 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117980468.html?categoryid=13&cs=1&nid=2564 | accessdate = 2007-02-08}}</ref> the first teaser trailer was delayed to February 14, 2008, on which it debuted on Good Morning America, and was subsequently released on the internet and in theaters with ''[[wikipedia:The Spiderwick Chronicles (film)|The Spiderwick Chronicles]]'' the same day.<ref>{{Cite news | title = Exclusive Teaser Trailer Premiere | publisher = IndianaJones.com | date = 2008-02-11 | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/index.html | accessdate=2008-02-11}}</ref> Spielberg spokesman Martin Levy explained, "[Indy is] such a well-known character that it's not like you have to get out there and introduce something new [...] We also want[ed] to keep a lot of the surprises. That's part of the fun."<ref name="fin" /> Reaction to the trailer was generally positive, with criticism over the number of alleged computer-generated effects.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Josh Grossberg | title = Fans Cheer, Decode Indy 4 Trailer | publisher = [[Wikipedia:E!|E!]] | date = 2008-02-14 | url = http://www.eonline.com/news/article/index.jsp?uuid=43c60696-52ab-432b-bcce-d25708ea5e6a | accessdate=2008-02-16}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news | title = Fans praise Indiana Jones trailer | publisher = [[Wikipedia:BBC Online|BBC News Online]] | date = 2008-02-15 | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7246851.stm | accessdate=2008-02-16}}</ref> A shot of Indiana Jones and Mac was digitally altered for the American version so that the surrounding soldiers' guns are pointed down. Mac's belt, Indiana Jones' breast pocket and a background soldier's gun were computer-generated into the shot. Critic [[Wikipedia:Drew McWeeny|Drew McWeeny]] wrote, "What we're left with as our first glimpse in 19 years of this character that is so much a part of the film lives of a generation is this distracting, fuzzy, fucked-with image that will be fixed in the film anyway." The [[Wikipedia:Flag of the United States|American flag]] is not seen in some versions of the international trailer.<ref>{{Cite news | author = [[Wikipedia:Drew McWeeny|Drew McWeeny]] | title = Moriarty Wants To Know Why Ray Winstone Has Magic CGI Pants, And Suspects He Knows Who's To Blame! | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Ain't It Cool News|Ain't It Cool News]] | date = 2008-02-15 | url = http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35630 | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref><ref>[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/film/article802170.ece Uncensored trailer] at ''[[Wikipedia:The Sun|The Sun]]''</ref> According to Paramount, it has been the most-watched trailer in the company's history, with around 200 million views online in its first week alone.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Regina R. Robertson | title = New 'Indiana Jones' trailer is smash hit | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Yahoo.com|Yahoo.com]] | date = 2008-03-02 | url = http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080302/ap_en_mo/film_indiana_jones_trailer;_ylt=Ai7CYhuUIzaORcOsBzF1wWvK.nQA | accessdate = 2008-03-02}}</ref>
 
*Because of anticipation,<ref name="fin">{{Cite news | author = Marc Graser | title = 'Indy' trailer finally on its way | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Variety (magazine)|Variety]] | date = 2008-02-07 | url = http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117980468.html?categoryid=13&cs=1&nid=2564 | accessdate = 2007-02-08}}</ref> the first teaser trailer was delayed to February 14, 2008, on which it debuted on Good Morning America, and was subsequently released on the internet and in theaters with ''[[wikipedia:The Spiderwick Chronicles (film)|The Spiderwick Chronicles]]'' the same day.<ref>{{Cite news | title = Exclusive Teaser Trailer Premiere | publisher = IndianaJones.com | date = 2008-02-11 | url = http://www.indianajones.com/site/index.html | accessdate=2008-02-11}}</ref> Spielberg spokesman Martin Levy explained, "[Indy is] such a well-known character that it's not like you have to get out there and introduce something new [...] We also want[ed] to keep a lot of the surprises. That's part of the fun."<ref name="fin" /> Reaction to the trailer was generally positive, with criticism over the number of alleged computer-generated effects.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Josh Grossberg | title = Fans Cheer, Decode Indy 4 Trailer | publisher = [[Wikipedia:E!|E!]] | date = 2008-02-14 | url = http://www.eonline.com/news/article/index.jsp?uuid=43c60696-52ab-432b-bcce-d25708ea5e6a | accessdate=2008-02-16}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news | title = Fans praise Indiana Jones trailer | publisher = [[Wikipedia:BBC Online|BBC News Online]] | date = 2008-02-15 | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7246851.stm | accessdate=2008-02-16}}</ref> A shot of Indiana Jones and Mac was digitally altered for the American version so that the surrounding soldiers' guns are pointed down. Mac's belt, Indiana Jones' breast pocket and a background soldier's gun were computer-generated into the shot. Critic [[Wikipedia:Drew McWeeny|Drew McWeeny]] wrote, "What we're left with as our first glimpse in 19 years of this character that is so much a part of the film lives of a generation is this distracting, fuzzy, fucked-with image that will be fixed in the film anyway." The [[Wikipedia:Flag of the United States|American flag]] is not seen in some versions of the international trailer.<ref>{{Cite news | author = [[Wikipedia:Drew McWeeny|Drew McWeeny]] | title = Moriarty Wants To Know Why Ray Winstone Has Magic CGI Pants, And Suspects He Knows Who's To Blame! | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Ain't It Cool News|Ain't It Cool News]] | date = 2008-02-15 | url = http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35630 | accessdate=2008-02-15}}</ref><ref>[http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/film/article802170.ece Uncensored trailer] at ''[[Wikipedia:The Sun|The Sun]]''</ref> According to Paramount, it has been the most-watched trailer in the company's history, with around 200 million views online in its first week alone.<ref>{{Cite news | author = Regina R. Robertson | title = New 'Indiana Jones' trailer is smash hit | publisher = [[Wikipedia:Yahoo.com|Yahoo.com]] | date = 2008-03-02 | url = http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080302/ap_en_mo/film_indiana_jones_trailer;_ylt=Ai7CYhuUIzaORcOsBzF1wWvK.nQA | accessdate = 2008-03-02}}</ref>
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