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“Out of this world” – Mads Mikkelsen Praises Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones 5

Actor Mads Mikkelson talks about the upcoming Indiana Jones movie. He is starring in the fifth entry of the franchise directed by James Mangold. In the movie, Harrison Ford is returning to reprise his role as the renowned titular archeologist. The series began in 1981 with Steven Spielberg in the director’s chair of Raiders of Lost Ark. It launched the character and franchise as it was followed by sequels and a TV series. The 2008 entry of the franchise, The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, is the most criticized movie of the franchise. Now, fans wait to see whether Indiana Jones 5 can match the energy of the first three.

Mads Mikkelson praises Harrison Ford for his acting

Mads Mikkelson praises Harrison Ford for his fitness in Indian Jones 5
Mads Mikkelson praises Harrison Ford for his acting and fitness

In a masterclass Q&A at Cannes, Mads Mikkelson talked about his upcoming film. He also discussed the different roles he has played throughout his career. Last he was seen in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore in the role of Gillert Grindelwald. The actor said that his upcoming film, Indiana Jones 5, is going to be “a real old school Indy film. He also talked about his co-star, Harrison Ford.

Mads Mikkelson wants to be fit like Harrison Ford at 80 - Indiana Jones 5
Mads Mikkelson wants to be fit like Harrison Ford at 80

He wrote in the answer posted by Total Film: Indy 5 will be “a real old-school Indy film” and Harrison Ford will be “out of this world” in it. “I hope I’ll be as fit when I’m 80.” His role in the movie is yet to be revealed. Also, many other roles and plot details are too not yet revealed. After the previous movie, fans really hope Mikkelson’s claims are true.

Updates on the upcoming Indiana Jones 5

The upcoming Indiana Jones 5 is the first movie of the franchise that is neither directed by Steven Spielberg nor written by George Lucas. This time James Mangold has taken the director’s chair. But Spielberg is the producer of this film. It is set to release on June 30, 2023, after a lot of delays and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on the untitled Indiana Jones 5
Updates on the upcoming Indiana Jones 5

Apart from Harrison Ford and Mads Mikkelson, the others in the main cast are  Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Thomas Kretschmann, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Toby Jones, and Antonio Banderas. It will be distributed by Disney, now that the studio has acquired LucasFilm.

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Written by Gargi Mishra

I am Gargi Mishra, an aspiring filmmaker. I look at the world through the viewfinder and love to study films. Write them and write about them.