Chris Pratt wants to play as many characters in as many movies as possible, but he won't be playing Indiana Jones. The reason that Indy is steering clear is due to him.
The actor was asked about rumors that Steven Spielberg asked him to take up the bullwhip in 2015. I have no idea who Steven Spielberg is. Which one? The actor jokes that he is the star of the remake of Steven Who?
Is it possible that they are doing Indiana Jones with Harrison Ford. He keeps going. I remember seeing a quote from Harrison Ford that scared me because I didn't know if it was real or not. I was wondering if I would get haunted by the ghost of Harrison Ford if I played.
"Don't you get it?" Ford asked in 2019. Indiana Jones is my name. He won't be there when I'm gone. It isn't hard.
It's not easy to digitally recreate a dead performer for a film. It is easy to imagine studios looking to replace an aging star with an action hero.
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy told Vanity Fair that the studio learned from the mistakes it made with the movie. Without Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones wouldn't be made. I just finished the fifth movie and there wasn't a day that I wasn't on set.
She acknowledged that it isn't easy to shuffle in a younger actor in a reboot culture. Now that we can't do that, I think I'm closer to the DNA of Indy, and always have been, than I was when I was in Star Wars. Tell that to the people behind Garfield.