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In 1985, Columbus wrote a script for a third Indiana Jones film entitled Indiana Jones and the Monkey King.


The plot would have Indiana Jones taking a trip with his assistant Betsy to a secret city protected by soldier gorillas and governed by the evil Monkey King.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  • Columbus' script was rejected


  • The film was finally released in 1989 under the title Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade directed by Steven Spielberg.
  • In 2017, Columbus' script was adapted into a five-part live reading/audio drama on the Alcohollywood podcast.