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Bradley Cooper probably won’t be taking over the Indiana Jones franchise

Reports of Indy’s recasting have been greatly exaggerated. The internet had a conniption yesterday when Latino Review suggested Bradley Cooper was being eyed for an Indiana Jones reboot, suggesting the saga would be taking a ‘James Bond’ route. Slash Film has since heard from a high-placing source that the rumour is not true. Producer Frank […]

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Disney takes over the ‘Indiana Jones’ franchise

Disney, obsessed with owning everything you love, has taken over the Indiana Jones franchise. According to Variety, Walt Disney Studios and Paramount Pictures have “reached a distribution and marketing agreement” for the series. That agreement? Disney can distribute and market future films, and retain the ownership rights they secured back when they acquired Lucasfilm. Paramount hold onto the distribution […]

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Kelsey Grammer takes the Nicolas Cage role in Expendables 3

Though no one could ever truly replace Nicolas Cage, Kelsey Grammer will do his darndest by taking on a role intended for Cage in Expendables 3. According to Deadline, the former Frasier star will play Bonaparte, “an ex-mercenary who helps the Expendables in their mission.” It’s unknown why Cage turned down the part. We suspect […]

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Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas join Expendables 3

Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas join Harrison Ford as the latest additions to The Expendables 3, EW confirms. Sylvester Stallone confirmed to the outlet Gibson’s casting as the villain in the latest instalment of his action saga. Banderas role has not yet been specified. Ford was last week announced as a replacement for the outgoing […]

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Harrison Ford replacing Bruce Willis in Expendables 3; Stallone brands Willis “greedy and lazy”

There’s surely no shortage of chest-puffing on the set of those Expendables movies, and Sylvester Stallone is doing his part to offer us an insight into that very world. After announcing on Twitter that Harrison Ford would be replacing Bruce Willis in the upcoming Expendables 3, he took to the social media service to diss […]

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Ender’s Game author hopes you won’t hold homophobia against him

Orson Scott Card, author of the sci-fi novel Ender’s Game, has made no secret of his opposition to same-sex marriage. This hasn’t been great for the publicity team behind the upcoming film adaptation of his book. In the wake of America’s recent – and ground-breaking – Supreme Court rulings, Card issued a statement to EW, […]

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Talk Hard – John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings)

Bad dates. Good interview. Quickflix critic Simon Miraudo chats with John Rhys-Davies; best known as Sallah from the Indiana Jones series and Gimli from Lords of the Rings. An entirely unnecessary review of the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark follows. Wait, why does the floor move? Give me your torch. Asps. Very dangerous. You […]

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Harrison Ford joins Anchorman 2

Ron Burgundy will have to contend with Han Solo in Anchorman 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Harrison Ford will play a legendary newscaster (similar to Tom Brokaw) in the upcoming comedy. Shooting has begun on the picture, which sees Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and Christina Applegate  reprise their roles from the […]

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Harrison Ford might reprise Han Solo in Star Wars Episode 7

Harrison Ford is open to the idea of putting the famous vest back on and playing Han Solo in Disney’s upcoming Star Wars sequel, Entertainment Weekly report. According to an unnamed – but supposedly reliable – source, Harrison Ford would consider doing his Han Solo thing again. Of course, this would be pending script and director announcements. […]

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Interview: John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings)

Interview: John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings). By Simon Miraudo. If you’re ever embarking on a grand adventure, there are a number of fictional characters who you’d want by your side. Near the top of that list is Indiana Jones’ Egyptian buddy Sallah, Frodo’s trusty Dwarf warrior Gimli, and, perhaps significantly further down […]

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Keira Knightley joins Jack Ryan

The cast of Paramount’s long-gestating Jack Ryan reboot is slowly coming together, with Keira Knightley in negotiations for the lead female role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she was the studio’s original choice to star as the wife of Chris Pine‘s title character, but director Kenneth Branagh only circled back to her after testing a number of […]

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Blade Runner producers deny recruiting Harrison Ford for sequel

Yesterday it was reported that Alcon Entertainment were in the process of courting Harrison Ford to star in their new Ridley Scott-directed Blade Runner sequel. Seems the internet (us included) jumped the gun! In a message to Deadline, Andrew Kosove of Alcon said “it is absolutely patently false that there has been any discussion about […]

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Harrison Ford might return for new Blade Runner

Back in August, it was revealed director Ridley Scott had been successfully tempted to revisit the world of Blade Runner by Alcon Entertainment. Twitch now reports that the studio is in the process of courting star Harrison Ford too. Ford has reportedly entered into “early talks” to appear in the new Blade Runner flick. It is […]

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The Wilde bunch – Cowboys and Aliens review

Cowboys and Aliens – Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde. Directed by Jon Favreau. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There’s not all that much going on beneath the surface of Jon Favreau’s Cowboys and Aliens, which is probably too much to ask of any movie actually called Cowboys and Aliens anyway. Still, it […]

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Harrison Ford calls Shia LaBeouf ‘f***ing idiot’ for slamming Indy 4

Shia LaBeouf, you had to know you’d pay for your candour one day. His tour of contrition in 2010 – where he apologised for his involvement in cinematic blights Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – was not appreciated by everyone, with Indy himself, Harrison Ford, calling him a “f***ing […]

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>Superbowl Trailer Debut: Cowboys and Aliens

>On Sunday evening in the United States, families gathered around their televisions to learn which products they should consume and which movies they should buy tickets to in the coming weeks and months. It was intermittently interrupted by a football game and a performance by the Black Eyed Peas. They call it the Superbowl. Paramount […]

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Trailer Debut: Cowboys and Aliens

The teaser trailer for Jon Favreau‘s upcoming comic-book adaptation Cowboys and Aliens, starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford (as cowboys, presumably) has debuted online. Craig stars as a gunslinger with no memory of his past. Armed with a mysterious device on his wrist, he wanders into the desert town of Absolution … just before it […]

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First look at Cowboys and Aliens

The first image from Jon Favreau‘s comic book adaptation Cowboys and Aliens has debuted online, featuring star Daniel Craig as one of the titular characters (I’ll leave it to you to guess which one). Despite only having begun shooting four weeks earlier, Favreau cut together a short sequence to show Comic Con attendees over the […]

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Want to see Harrison Ford’s Morning Glory?

The trailer for the new J.J. Abrams‘ produced comedy Morning Glory has debuted online. It stars Harrison Ford, Rachel McAdams and Diane Keaton. McAdams stars as an up-and-coming news producer who is charged with saving a morning show from cancellation, and keeping anchors (Ford and Keaton) from killing one another. I’ll admit that the trailer […]

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Sam Rockwell to be a cowboy; battle aliens

Sam Rockwell has joined the cast of Jon Favreau‘s upcoming comic book adaptation Cowboys and Aliens. He will star alongside Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde and Harrison Ford. Rockwell starred in Favreau’s Iron Man 2 as villainous arms manufacturer Justin Hammer. According to HeatVision Blog, in Cowboys and Aliens he will play a barkeeper named Doc […]

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Harrison Ford to star in Cowboys and Aliens

Harrison Ford will star in Jon Favreau‘s upcoming comic book film Cowboys and Aliens. The director confirmed the rumoured casting announcement on his Twitter page earlier this morning. Latino Review first scooped the fact that Ford had been cast in a “a huge comic book movie to be directed by a director coming off a […]

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Captain Kirk to play Jack Ryan?

source: weblogs.variety.com Chris Pine is in talks with Paramount Pictures to star as Jack Ryan in an upcoming reboot of the franchise based on the popular Tom Clancy novels. Pine became one of the breakout stars of 2009 by starring as Captain James T. Kirk in J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek. Trek, also produced by Paramount […]

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New Harrison Ford Movie Reminds Us Why We Don’t Look Forward to Harrison Ford Movies

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for Harrison Ford‘s latest film Crossing Over has debuted, reminding us that before reprising ol’ Indy, he mostly spent his time making forgettable pap like this. Crossing Over looks at the intersecting lives of immigrants and Americans in modern day Las Angeles. Wait, I think we’ve seen this before. And it […]

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Indy 5? But We’re Still Getting Over Number 4!

source: latimesblog.com Everyone’s favourite grizzly sexagenarian Harrison Ford has confirmed the cogs of a fifth Indiana Jones film are already in motion. He has told the LA Times that George Lucas “is in think mode right now”, and has an idea that is “crazy but great”. “It’s automatic, really, we did well with the last […]

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