The world of collectible movie props is a lucrative business, but as we learned in the wake of an Iron Man helmet being stolen from a storage facility in Southern California, it can also be a shady business. However, there are also plenty of legitimate sales happening in broad daylight thanks to auction houses around the world. And one of them is about to bring one of the coolest yet simple jackets to the auction block from a galaxy far, far away.
Han Solo’s navy blue jacket worn by Harrison Ford in The Empire Strikes Back will be up for auction in the United Kingdom, and the wardrobe item worn on screen is expected to snag $1.3 million Read More »
While fans are waiting for Disney and Lucasfilm to assemble all the moving pieces to get Indiana Jones 5 off the ground, Harrison Ford is heading off on another adventure in the Alaskan wilderness. Now, he’ll be joined by an actor who would actually make one hell of an Indiana Jones replacement.
Dan Stevens has taken an eclectic line-up of roles from a lawyer on Downton Abbey to a goofy Sir Lancelot in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, and from a deadly houseguest named “David” in The Guest to the psychic mutant David in Legion. Now he’ll be taking a significant role in the adaptation of Jack London’s classic canine wilderness survival story The Call of the Wild. Read More »
Harrison Ford has some free time on his hands now that Indiana Jones 5 has been bumped back to 2021. As a result, the grumpy actor prone to occasionally crashing his private plane has decided to take a role in another film: Call of the Wild. The Jack London adaptation will find Ford playing a grizzled prospector. Read More »
Han Solo is the best human character in the Star Wars cinematic franchise, as played by someone who didn’t seem to care much about the vagaries of the series.
This is the inherent paradox of the character brought to life by Harrison Ford, in a genuinely star-making performance. Before Star Wars, Ford had appeared in a few films, including The Conversation and American Graffiti. However, Han Solo was his breakout role and was at his best in the first film, even if Ford couldn’t have cared less about the science-fiction trappings of the world he was occupying.
This week heralds not only the 35th anniversary of the last original-trilogy film in the series, Return of the Jedi, but the return of Han Solo to the big screen in Solo: A Star Wars Story; each of these films, in their own way, proved that lightning could never strike twice.
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Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters this week, and Variety has a detailed cover story about the film’s famously troubled trip to the big screen. The entire piece is absolutely worth reading, but if you’re pressed for time, I’ve gathered a few of the best revelations from the article below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, Black Panther star Letitia Wright breaks down the technology used by her character Shuri. Plus, one Star Wars fan decided to digitally insert Harrison Ford into the trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and John Mulaney talks about the lessons he learned from writing for comedy legends who hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »
Last week at the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story there was no sign of Harrison Ford. Since the actor was finally given the opportunity to walk away from Star Wars after the death of Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you can hardly blame him for wanting to stay away from the hordes of fans who go crazy whenever he shows up. Plus, he probably wanted to let the film’s star Alden Ehrenreich have the spotlight as the charming smuggler.
For any fans thinking that Harrison Ford’s absence was a little worrisome, we have some good news. The original Han Solo caught the young Han Solo off guard during a recent on camera interview when Harrison Ford surprised Alden Ehrenreich in the middle of an on-camera interview. You can check out the cool reunion of the two actors in a video below. Read More »
Animation studio Illumination Entertainment had a huge hit with 2016’s The Secret Life of Pets, so a sequel was inevitable. But The Secret Life of Pets 2 cast just got a whole lot more interesting, because Harrison Ford has come on board in his first voiceover role for an animated feature film. And that’s not all – Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish is also going to be in this movie, which is about as perfect an addition to that world as I could imagine.
Learn about even more new cast members below, including the actor tasked with taking over the lead character’s voice.
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Harrison Ford is about ready to hang up his fedora for good. The actor will play Indiana Jones again in Indiana Jones 5, but according to Steven Spielberg, Indy 5 will be Ford’s last time cracking the whip. Spielberg doesn’t rule out future Indiana Jones movies, though, and even weighs in on a possible female take on the character.
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In the battle between West Side Story and a new Indiana Jones over which movie will capture Steven Spielberg‘s attention first, it looks like Indy won.
The Indiana Jones 5 filming start date has been set for April 2019, according to the acclaimed director. That will give Spielberg ample time to complete the film by its July 2020 release date.
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