Antonio Banderas will share the screen with Harrison ford in the fifth installment of Indiana Jones, whose premiere is scheduled for July 29, 2022, as confirmed by the specialized magazine Deadline.
The signing of the Spanish actor is the latest announcement by a cast that will include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renée Wilson and Thomas Kretschmann in addition to Ford.
The film is already being shot in the UK, but the details of the plot – and therefore the character of Banderas – remain under wraps.
Although the most recent rumors suggest that the plot of Indiana Jones 5 It will be related to the space race. As you recall, in the latest installment of the franchise, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, aliens were introduced. So, the millions of fans in the world wonder if they will see Indiana Jones traveling into space.
Indiana Jones 5 will be the first film in the adventure saga produced by The Walt Disney Company after the purchase of the Lucasfilm studio. also responsible for the Star Wars franchise. Composer John Williams will once again take over the soundtrack, which this time will feature James Mangold (Logan, the Wolverine saga) directing, as a replacement for Steven Spielberg, who will remain as producer alongside Kathleen Kennedy.
In 2020, the filmmaker stepped down from directing the new film for the first time in the franchise’s 39-year history. Sources close to the director of Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List told the magazine that the decision was made with the aim of bringing a new approach and attracting a younger generation. After three installments released in the 1980s (1981, 1984, 1989), Indiana Jones returned in 2008 with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which became the highest grossing film in the series. Total, the four films have grossed almost 1.9 billion euros worldwide.
Flags He will combine this filming with the final preparations for the musical he co-directs, A Chorus Line, whose premiere is scheduled for October 8 at the Calderón Theater in Madrid.
Earlier this month, on Twitter the user IndianaJones_ch shared images of the actor in the archaeologist’s iconic costume (pictured above). Next to him you could see Kathleen kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, a company in the series that is owned by Walt Disney.
In those photographs, others were also published in which Ford’s stuntman appears on top of a motorcycle. He also wears a mask with the actor’s rejuvenated face.
Therefore, CGI is likely to be used to take some years off the 79-year-old protagonist –A practice we’ve already seen in movies like Captain Marvel with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury– and thus create scenes set in the past.
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