Harrison Ford on Why He's Coming Back for Indiana Jones 5

"It's great fun to play this character."


Having successfully brought Han Solo back to the big screen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Harrison Ford is next turning his attention to some of his other famous roles. He will star alongside Ryan Gosling in 2018's Blade Runner sequel, while 2019 will see the release of the fifth Indiana Jones movie. Ford has now spoken about his decision to play the iconic archaeologist for director Steven Spielberg once more.

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Ford appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week to promote the home entertainment release of The Force Awakens. When asked about why he wanted to make Indiana Jones 5, he said: "The opportunity to work with Steven again on this character which has brought pleasure to so many. Not to mention me.

"It's fun, it's great fun to play this character. It's great fun to work with Steven, I'm looking forward to it".

Watch the full clip here.

The new Indiana Jones film was announced last week. It has been reported that Jurassic Park co-writer David Koepp will work on the script.

Although the last film in the franchise, 2008's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was considered a disappointment by many fans, it still grossed more than $786 million worldwide. Altogether, the series has brought in nearly $2 billion at the global box office across all four releases.

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