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Harrison Ford Reveals The Toughest Part About Returning To His Iconic Roles

Makes sense!

Harrison Ford has confirmed he will be returning as Indiana Jones for a fifth movie in the franchise, revealing he begins work on the movie in the coming months.

According to WTHR, 77-year-old appeared in an interview on CBS’ Sunday Morning Show and was asked about the toughest part about returning to his iconic roles and the actor, who has reprised his role as Han Solo in recent years, joked, “Trying not to look funny running around in tight pants and high boots.”

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“I’ll try and give you a more appropriate answer,” he added. “Considering that I’m going to start doing Indiana Jones in about two months.”

He went on to say, “I’m always delighted to come back to these characters. If we have the opportunity to make another, it’s because people have enjoyed them.”

“I feel obliged to make sure our efforts are as ambitious as they were when we started. You have a sense of responsibility to your customers.”

According to CinemaBlend, he also dropped some hints about the film, “I’m not going to share the story with you because that doesn’t seem like a good idea. But we’ll see new developments in his life, his relationship. We’ll see part of his history resolved.”

The last Indiana Jones film, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released in 2008 and was largely considered a flop.

A question on many people’s minds is whether or not Shia LaBeouf will reprise his role as Mutt from the last movie. However, writer David Koepp said in 2018 that LaBeouf’s character isn’t expected to return.

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The publication also reports that Koepp said in 2019, “We’ve got a good idea this time.”

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kelly has also confirmed Indiana Jones 5 will be a continuation of the story and not a reboot and Ford has previously said that when he is gone, the character will not be up for grabs.

Steven Spielberg will direct Indiana Jones 5 after finishing work on his remake of West Side Story.

Um, 'Birds Of Prey' Might Be Changing Its Name Because It's Too... Fun?

Seriously?!

Margot Robbie’s new DC flick Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) might be getting a name change in theatres because, apparently, it’s too fun.

Refinery29 reports that Warner Bros. has confirmed American cinemas will title the film Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey following a disappointing first weekend at the box office in the US.

The film opened with $33 million, but was projected to earn $50-55 million on its opening weekend.

Entertainment Weekly reports a possible reason for this – perhaps the film’s R rating meant younger viewers couldn’t watch?

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Warner Bros. seems to think the problem instead lies with people not knowing the movie focuses on Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn.

It hasn’t been confirmed that the movie’s disappointing box office numbers are to blame for the title change and it’s very rare for a movie’s title to change post-release.

While the box office numbers might suggest the movie isn’t doing all that well, reviews for the film say something else entirely.

Reviewer Christy Lemire wrote, “From its lively and vibrant animated opening, [Cathy] Yan’s film is a complete blast, filled with zippy energy and irresistible girl power. And Robbie, in her seemingly endless versatility, is up for every challenge in a role that’s as demanding physically as it is verbally. She is positively infectious in the candy-colored chaos she creates.”

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Lemire added, “The title refers to Harley’s emancipation but all five women get to feel what it’s like to blaze new trails on their own terms. The timing couldn’t be more apt in this post-#MeToo era, and the tone of “Birds of Prey” feels like a welcome breath of hopeful air following last year’s well-acted but self-serious ‘Joker.'”

“#ReasonsToSupportBoP” has also received a number of mentions on Twitter with one fan writing, “It’s a film directed by an Asian woman. Written by an Asian woman. With an Asian cinematographer. Starring all women, one Black, one Latina, one Asian. With multiple Queer characters. THERE YOU GO.”

Another wrote, “First ever movie for [Black Canary] and Huntress, first ever female team film, beautiful cinematography, amazing action sequences, and just an overall good time! Trust me see [Birds Of Prey]!”

Someone else added, “It’s a movie that Margot has been fighting for for five years. It exposes the general public to great lesser known characters and is full of diversity in front of and behind the camera. It could greenlight movies such as Gotham City Sirens in the future.”

While the title is quite the mouthful, it does perfectly capture the essence of the film and describes Harley Quinn’s journey of being her own woman following her split with the Joker and then the formation of the Birds of Prey.

Shortening the title actually does the film a disservice by taking away the importance of Harley’s new path.

It will be interesting to see the eventual box office success of the film, but Birds of Prey has definitely added some much-needed colour to the DCEU.

Every Clue Suggesting Daniel Craig's James Bond Will Die In 'No Time To Die'

"It will be the death of you."

No Time To Die is Daniel Craig’s final performance as James Bond, but is the character set to die in the film?

While there have been plenty of actors who have starred in the role of James Bond, Craig has brought something very different to the role – a unique darkness and ruggedness that we haven’t seen before.

He’s also the most physical of the Bond actors and his version of the character has come far closer to death than all his predecessors.

There are many hints that Bond will die in the upcoming film with Craig himself remaining very coy about what the film has in store for audiences.

Throughout the trailer, there is a running theme about Bond’s mortality. A number of characters reference the idea of him dying, or they’re surprised he’s alive at all after he seemingly retired.

Lashana Lynch’s character Nomi seems to have adopted the 007 agent number in his absence, warning him to “stay in your lane”.

Christoph Waltz’s Blofield returns in the trailer, talking to Bond about his new life with Dr. Madeleine Swann (Lea Seydoux), saying, “When her secret finds its way out, it will be the death of you.”

Rami Malek’s Safin speaks about Bond’s background and skillset and tells him, “I could be speaking to my own reflection, only your skills die with your body, and mine will survive long after I’m gone.”

There have also been clues in other Bond movies.

Skyfall opens with Naomi Harris’ Moneypenny accidentally shooting Bond during a train chase. He is presumed dead but later returns to MI6.

The movie also leans more heavily into the theme of mortality with Judi Dench’s M. It’s the first time in the James Bond franchise that characters are seen as fully human.

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ScreenRant compares the marketing of No Time To Die to Logan, which was Hugh Jackman’s final performance as Wolverine. Both feature their main characters coming out of self-imposed exiles to complete one last mission.

If No Time To Die is similar, we’ll be seeing the death of Craig’s 007.

At this stage, we don’t know who will take on the role of the iconic character next, but we do know that Nomi won’t be the next Bond.

No Time To Die is out in cinemas on 8 April.

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