Harrison Ford explains why he’s still acting at 80

Harrison Ford explains why he’s still acting at 80



The Indiana Jones actor says goodbye to the character with the fifth film. This was what he said at the Cannes Film Festival.

Harrison Ford stars in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
© IMDbHarrison Ford stars in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

The premiere of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny in theaters is coming. And although it is an interesting launch for lovers of adventure plots, it also has a special value since it will mean the farewell to Harrison Ford. to their 80 yearsthe prestigious actor publicly explained why he decided to continue acting at this age and what his expectations are with the project.

the fifth film of Indiana Jones arrives to once again tell the story of the legendary archeological hero. Under the direction of James Mangold and the performances of Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Antonio Banderas, is executive produced by Steven Spielberg. In this way, on May 18 it had its anticipated premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

After receiving a five-minute ovation, a few hours ago Harrison Ford confirmed that it will be his last feature film in this franchise. “It is not obvious? I need to sit down and rest a bit.”he said between laughs. And it is that the actor prepared for an exit worthy of his character: “I wanted to see a good movie. I wanted to see a completion of all five movies. She wanted to complete the story. He wanted to see this man who depended so much on his youth and the vigor of youth. He wanted to see the weight of life on him. I wanted to see it needing a reinvention”.

What is it that leads Harrison Ford to remain active in the film industry with 80 years of life? He himself highlighted: “Everything has come together to support me in my old age. I love to work. I want to work and tell good stories. I’ve been so lucky in life to have been able to do that.”.

+ When is Indiana Jones 5 released?

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny It will hit theaters on June 30. The fifth film in the saga will also feature performances by John Rhys-Davies, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Thomas Kretschmann, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook, Oliver Richters, Ethann Isidore, and Mads Mikkelsen. It is also produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Simon Emanuel and George Lucas.

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