Phoebe Waller-Bridge Joins Indiana Jones 5!

As the film prepares for production in just a few months, the cast is led for the long-awaited fifth and final episode of Harrison Ford Indiana Jones The franchise has been expanded to include three-time Emmy winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, kill Eva)!

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A new # IndianaJones adventure begins on July 29, 2022. Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast alongside Harrison Ford in the fifth episode of the legendary franchise. The inimitable John Williams will also return to set the film to music. pic.twitter.com/Qh8nvFiQsE

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“I am thrilled to embark on a new adventure and work with a dream team of great filmmakers of all time,” director James Mangold said in a statement. ‚ÄúSteven, Harrison, Kathy, Frank and John are all my artistic heroes. When you add Phoebe, a stunning actress, brilliant creative voice and the chemistry she will no doubt bring to our set, I can’t help but feel as happy as Indiana Jones herself. “

In addition to the casting of Waller-Bridge, it was confirmed that John Williams will return to set the film and continue a musical journey that began with 40 years ago Hunter of the lost treasure. Williams’ unforgettable Indy soundtracks, jam-packed with all the epic thrill, suspense, romance, and excitement that fans expect from an Indiana Jones movie, have become as popular and familiar as the adventurer’s signature hat and whip.

The project marks the most recent collaboration between Waller-Bridge and Lucasfilm, in which the winner of the Multi-Hyphenate Prize has already played the leading role Solo: A Star Wars Story as L3-37 the droid companion of Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian in the film.

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The currently unnamed fifth Indiana Jones Film will see James Mangold (Ford versus Ferrari) in the director’s chair and Kathleen Kennedy, the original franchise director Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel, who will all produce. Filming is expected to begin in July and the film is slated to hit theaters on July 29, 2022.

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