Harrison Ford would make another Indy flick (but NOT with aliens)

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Dec 15, 2012

Harrison Ford says "it's an absolute delight" any time he gets to dust off the ol' fedora and whip to play Indiana Jones, so much so that he'll be on board if a fifth film in the series ever happens. But apparently he's not too wild about a sci-fi angle.

During a Q&A session with director Steven Spielberg at a 30th-anniversary Raiders of the Lost Ark screening this week in Los Angeles, Ford said he would be open to returning to the character.

"Maybe a fifth, but I ain't going to Mars," he said.

Ford's remarks were in response to Spielberg's claim that he and George Lucas have discussed a possible fifth installment in the series. It hasn't gone any further than mere discussion at this point, but Ford seems to be quite open to the idea.

"It's an absolute delight to revisit this character," Ford said, "and a chance to work with Steven again, who only hires me for Indiana Jones."

This prompted Spielberg to note an interesting factoid:

"I gotta correct this," Spielberg chimed in. "Do you know who I offered Jurassic Park to? This guy. Alan Grant I first offered to this guy."

Ford's response: "That was a lot like going to Mars."

So Harrison Ford isn't into fighting dinosaurs, and doesn't seem to be into another sci-fi-heavy Indy flick. How about it? If these guys get the ball (or the giant boulder, as it were) rolling again, would you be up for an Indy 5?

(via Hero Complex)

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