If there are no setbacks, next June we will see the return of Indiana Jones to movie theaters around the world with what will be the fifth movie from the adventure franchise starring Harrison Ford.
The actor, who will turn 81 this summer, first stepped into the shoes of the intrepid archaeologist in 1981. Indiana Jones has become a symbol of adventure cinema, with his original trilogy considered one of the best to ever come out. given the Seventh Art.
In the times of generating franchise sequels, and after the success of the prequel trilogy of Star Wars, Lucasfilm He opted to bring Indy back in a new movie. Steven Spielberg y George Lucas shaped Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Unfortunately, time did not forgive. Although the critics were more benevolent, the public harshly criticized the fourth Indiana Jones film for its CGI, its plot, the presence of Shia LaBeouf as Indy’s son and the fact that Harrison Ford, then in his sixties, “was too old for the part.”
Harrison Ford downplays criticism of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
On the occasion of his return as Indiana Jones this 2023, The Hollywood Reporter has released a profile of the actor in which, among other things, he talks about the 2008 film.
He actor He points out that, although everyone has the right to have their opinion, he does not believe that the criticism that was leveled at the fourth Indiana Jones film that has conditioned the creation of the new film.
“People were very harsh, but what are they doing now? I get it. But those were their rules, not ours. They were trying to impose their rules on how the movie should be.
I do not see the need to address these issues. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. The movie was not as successful as we wanted, perhaps. But it didn’t create an attitude or behavior that carried over into this new movie.”
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate It will hit theaters next June to prove, or not, that the most famous archaeologist in cinema is still in top form. Will this be the last time Harrison Ford plays Indy? The actor himself has said both yes and no.
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