James Mangold, has directed to Cop Land, 3:10 to Yuma, Logan and the Oscar-nominated Ford v Ferrari. After being in talks with Spielberg, he was given the position of director for the fifth film. A source close to Spielberg told The Hollywood Review, that he decided to step down so that the next generation of filmmakers could usher the franchise forward.
Spielberg will work on Indiana Jones 5 as a producer. His remake of West Side Story, which is produced by Warner Bros., is scheduled for a release in December.