Lucasfilm has opened a production office in the city of Hilo. There is no word yet on any casting call or other local production hires.
Security surrounding the yet-to-be-titled film, which has been dubbed "Project X" by those close to the production, has been even tighter than around past film projects on the island.
Indiana Jones 4 will be released on May 22, 2008 and filming on the project started on June 18th in Deming, New Mexico, where part of the town has been decked out to resemble Morocco during World War II.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released May 22nd, 2008 and stars Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Igor Jijikine. The film is directed by Steven Spielberg.