Rumors that Bradley Cooper will replace Harrison Ford as the iconic Indiana Jones for future movies in the franchise were denied Thursday even as a source told Latino Review exclusively that the idea of Ford continuing in the role for a fifth film
is becoming less likely.
The Huffington Post went on a mission to confirm or deny the Cooper as Indiana Jones rumors
and got a denial from “a source close to production.” That source reportedly said “Cooper is not under consideration to star and there are no plans to reboot the franchise with another actor.”
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Speculation has fueled the entertainment world for several years on whether there would be a fifth Indiana Jones movie. Ford told The Telegraph in August last year that he would still like a chance
to take on the role, even in his 70s.
"We've seen the character develop and grow over a period of time and it's perfectly appropriate and OK for him to come back again with a great movie around him where he doesn't necessarily have to kick as much ass," Ford said.
Director Frank Marshall tackled the rumors on Twitter:
And he later added:
The idea of Cooper in the role spurred many online to vote yea or nay — and to offer their own suggestions on who should take over the role if Ford is left behind.
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