Harrison Ford on Indiana Jones 5, Galaxy’s Edge
Just a bit of a signal boost for Variety, here. No doubt, Christi Carras is somewhere in LA taking a breather after pounding out a quick Star Wars/Indiana Jones story after covering the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets 2.
Han Solo has a good feeling about Disneyland’s Millennium Falcon.
Harrison Ford, who visited the park’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction for its grand opening last week, summed up the addition — which includes an immersive ride based on Solo’s trusty spaceship — in one word: “incredible.” The actor shared his thoughts on the Falcon with Variety at Sunday’s premiere of “The Secret Life of Pets 2” at Westwood’s Fox Theatre.
“I think it works better than the one we used to use for the movies.”
Harrison on Peter
Ford looked genuinely touched at the grand opening of “Galaxy’s Edge,” particularly as he dedicated the moment to his late friend and co-star Peter Mayhew. And the Academy Award-nominated actor looked downright heartbroken last week when Jimmy Fallon interviewed him on The Tonight Show and asked about “Chewie.”
Harrison Ford on Indiana Jones
But earlier in the week, on the Today Show, Ford made it clear regarding who should replace him as Indiana Jones in the future.
Indiana Jones 5
But fear not fellow patrons of “The Raven,” there’s more Indy to come.
According to Indy himself, the much-anticipated Steven Spielberg film “should be starting to shoot sometime *[Soon].”
“I’m looking forward to it,” he said. “Things are coming along well.”
Thank goodness for that! But tell us, are you excited for the return of the great adventurer?
*UPDATE: USA Today reported on June 5 that Ford specified filming starts the “beginning of next year…”