Sky News reported that an actor suffered a fall while filming the new Indiana Jones film on location in Glasgow, Scotland. According to the report, the actor appeared to be involved in a chase scene with the globe-trotting archaeologist Harrison Ford when he barged through a marching band performing on an Apollo ticker parade. 11.
Photos from the shoot reveal the streets of Glasgow had been transformed to mimic those of Manhattan in New York City, where returning Apollo 11 astronauts were given a tumultuous welcome when they took part in a parade of cars through Broadway and Park Avenue in 1969 – indicating this movie, or at least part of it, takes place during this time period.
We understand that the actor who had a fall was not seriously injured. He was reportedly joined on set by doubles for Ford and Boyd Holbrook, both of whom were involved in a chase scene at the historic event. The Ford lookalike could be seen riding a horse and, according to the report, burst “through a banner that bore the words’ a giant leap for mankind”.
If the film is set in 1969, it means that the events of Indiana Jones 5 will take place 12 years after the events of the fourth installment of the series, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which took place in 1957. The film was confirmed to wrap up Indiana Jones’ trip, although hardly anything else has been revealed about the plot or setting so far.
However, we got our first glimpse of Ford in full Jones outfit last month, just weeks before reports emerged that Ford had injured his shoulder during a fight scene rehearsal. . The extent of the injury was not disclosed, but Disney has confirmed production will continue and the filming schedule will be reconfigured as needed while Ford recovers.
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Indiana Jones 5 began filming in June across the UK and the film is slated for release on July 29, 2022. Harrison Ford is reprising his role as a whip-wielding adventurer alongside a set of newcomers from the franchise, including Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Kretschmann. Check out the full cast of Indiana Jones 5 (so far).
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