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During the early development of the then untitled ''[[Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull]]'', [[Ric Young]] expressed his desire to reprise his role as Kao Kan, due the fact that several fans were asking director [[Steven Spielberg]] to bring back [[Roy Chiao]] as [[Lao Che]] for the fourth film. However, after Chiao's death in 1999, the idea of bringing back Lao and Kao was scrapped.
 
During the early development of the then untitled ''[[Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull]]'', [[Ric Young]] expressed his desire to reprise his role as Kao Kan, due the fact that several fans were asking director [[Steven Spielberg]] to bring back [[Roy Chiao]] as [[Lao Che]] for the fourth film. However, after Chiao's death in 1999, the idea of bringing back Lao and Kao was scrapped.
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According with [[Steven Spielberg]], [[Ric Young]] expressed interest in returning as Kao Kan in ''[[Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull]]'', like [[Roy Chiao]] as [[Lao Che]]. However, after Chiao's death, Young had to give up his purpose.
   
 
There is confusion over which of Lao Che's sons is which. The movie credits clearly indicate Ric Young played Kao Kan, however, the screenplay originally indentified the character's actions as those of [[Chen]]. Most sources defer to the credits, but others, such as the ''[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Sourcebook]]'', [[IndianaJones.com|the official website ]] and the [[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (junior novelization)|2008 junior novelization of the film]] agree with the screenplay.
 
There is confusion over which of Lao Che's sons is which. The movie credits clearly indicate Ric Young played Kao Kan, however, the screenplay originally indentified the character's actions as those of [[Chen]]. Most sources defer to the credits, but others, such as the ''[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Sourcebook]]'', [[IndianaJones.com|the official website ]] and the [[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (junior novelization)|2008 junior novelization of the film]] agree with the screenplay.
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