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Harrison Ford Reveals What They Took Out of the Script of 'Indiana Jones 5'

Harrison Ford Reveals What They Took Out of the Script of 'Indiana Jones 5'

Harrison Ford is putting on the fedora and using the bullwhip once again.

The 80-year-old actor stars in the upcoming movie Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, and explained why there will be no old man jokes in it.

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“There were a lot of old jokes in the script,” Harrison told THR. “We took them all out.”

The first film in the franchise, Raiders of the Lost Ark was released in 1981. The fourth installment, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released in 2008.

Instead of talking about his old age, Harrison says he wants people to see it in action. “There is a moment where he observes himself in this situation and says, ‘What the f— am I doing in here?,’ he said.

“But I hate what I call ‘talking about the story.’ I want to see circumstances in which the audience gets a chance to experience the story, not to be led through the nose with highlights pointed out to them. I’d rather create behavior that is the joke of age rather than talk about it,” Harrison said.

He also shared that de-aging technology was used in the movie. “I never loved the idea until I saw how it was accomplished in this case — which is very different than the way it’s been done in other films I’ve seen,” Harrison said. “They’ve got every frame of film, either printed or unprinted, of me during 40 years of working with Lucasfilm on various stuff. I can act the scene and they sort through with AI every fucking foot of film to find me in that same angle and light. It’s bizarre, and it works, and it is my face.”

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny will be released in theaters June 30.

Harrison recently revealed that working with his wife Calista Flockhart on-screen isn’t off the table at all.

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