Phoebe Waller-Bridge Grabs Co-Lead In Indiana Jones 5 Alongside Harrison Ford

“We’ve got the best of everything!”

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the famous writer, director, and actor, just grabbed a co-lead role along with Harrison Ford in the upcoming Indiana Jones 5 movie. Logan Helmer James Mangold will direct the film. The audience will see Harrison Ford in the titular role in the movie. Spielberg will be seen as executive producer, with Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall producing the movie.

Marshall talked about choosing Mangold by saying, “His love of the franchise. He’s a wonderful filmmaker. I think he also has a relationship with Harrison. It was all of the right pieces coming together, at the right time.” And with Spielberg as executive producer in the movie, Marshall said in an interview, “we’ve got the best of everything.”

“I’m thrilled to be starting a new adventure, collaborating with a dream team of all-time great filmmakers,” Mangold said. “Steven, Harrison, Kathy, Frank, and John are all artistic heroes of mine. When you add Phoebe, a dazzling actor, brilliant creative voice, and the chemistry she will undoubtedly bring to our set; I can’t help but feel as lucky as Indiana Jones himself.”

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge is well known for her role in the Amazon Original series Fleabag.

She has won three Emmys and a Golden Globe for her work in fleabag. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also the creator of BBC’s Killing Eve. She has also worked as a writer in the upcoming James Bond movie, No Time To Die.

The actress is the first new cast member to join the team of Indiana Jones 5. The production will likely start in the summers. Apart from Indiana Jones 5, Phoebe Waller-Bridge will also be seen with co-star Donald Glover in a Mr. and Mrs. Smith television series. 

Recently, Elijah Wood and Patrick Schwarzenegger were also seen debating on the topic of “Indiana Jones 5”.

The debate started as soon as the news of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s addition to the cast of Indiana Jones 5 came out. 

In his tweet, Schwarzenegger posted an article mentioning the “Fleabag” star’s casting news. Patrick Schwarzenegger added the caption, “I love ‘Indiana Jones’ but just not sure about this.”

Elijah Wood wrote by replying, “Not sure about what exactly?”

Elijah Wood added, “The mighty force of Phoebe Waller-Bridge? The brilliant James Mangold?”

Schwarzenegger said that he meant he was “not sure” about “another film.”

To that, Elijah Wood replied, “Haha. Fair.” Later he said, “A chance for redemption is hopeful.”

“Indiana Jones 5” is set to be released on July 29, 2022.

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