Chris Pratt Says Harrison Ford Scared Him Off Indiana Jones

Chris Pratt is talking out about an previous rumor that he was going to play Indiana Jones in a brand new film directed by Steven Spielberg. In an interview with the “Happy, Sad, Confused” podcast launched on July 12, Pratt admitted that Harrison Ford’s feedback about him doubtlessly taking on the position scared him off from the half.

“I do not even know who Steven Spielberg is. Who? Steven Who?” Pratt mentioned. “No, aren’t they doing Indiana Jones with Harrison Ford? All I do know is I as soon as noticed a quote from Harrison Ford and I do not even know if it was actually him nevertheless it was sufficient to scare me, that was like, ‘Once I die, Indiana Jones dies.’ And I am like, am I gonna get haunted by the ghost of Harrison Ford sooner or later when he dies if I play . . . ?”

Ford really made his feedback in a 2019 interview with the “Today” Show. “No person is gonna be Indiana Jones,” he mentioned, adopted by fun. “Do not you get it? I am Indiana Jones. Once I’m gone, he is gone. It is simple.”

“This can be a hell of a strategy to inform Chris Pine this,” he continued, naming the unsuitable Hollywood Chris. “I am sorry, man.”

Ford, 80, is reprising his iconic position for the fifth Indiana Jones film, which doesn’t presently have a title. It is directed by James Mangold, the primary of the 4 movies to not be helmed by Spielberg. The forged contains Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, and Antonio Banderas. The movie is ready to hit theaters on June 30, 2023.

Ford first introduced Jones to life in 1981’s “Raiders of the Misplaced Ark.” Most just lately, the legendary actor reprised the position in 2008’s “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Cranium,” which additionally starred Shia LaBeouf as Jones’s son. That film was a vital flop, and LaBeouf just isn’t anticipated to return for the brand new installment.

Picture Supply: Getty / Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic / Alberto E. Rodriguez

window.fbAsyncInit = function() {
appId : ‘175338224756’,
status : true, // check login status
xfbml : true, // parse XFBML
version : ‘v8.0’
// Load the SDK Asynchronously
var id = ‘facebook-jssdk’; if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;}
if (typeof scriptsList !== “undefined”) {
scriptsList.push({‘src’: ‘’, ‘attrs’: {‘id’:id, ‘async’: true}});

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.