Newswire: There will be no Indiana Jones but Harrison Ford, Spielberg confirms
Even as the Lucasfilm casting department busies itself trying to find just the right young actor to reembody Han Solo in a potential string of Star Wars Anthology films, Steven Spielberg is echoing the sentiments of producer Frank Marshall and insisting that Harrison Ford’s other iconic action role will remain his in perpetuity.
“I don’t think anyone could replace Harrison as Indy. I don’t think that’s ever going to happen,” Spielberg reveals in an interview with Screen Daily. “It’s certainly not my intention to ever have another actor step into his shoes in the way there have been many actors that have played Spider-Man or Batman. There is only going to be one actor playing Indiana Jones and that’s Harrison Ford.”
As comforting as it may be to know that cinema’s favorite aging archeologist will not be getting a dank makeover for Generation …