Indiana Jones 5 lead male actor Harrison Ford got injured while shooting a fight scene. With their lead male actor injured, the filming schedule had to be revised after years of facing many holdups and obstacles; shooting for Indiana Jones 5 finally started earlier this month. Harrison Ford was all set to reprise his role as the popular archaeologist. From Indiana Jones 5 set photos, the maker’s has given the audience a glimpse of what’s to come, teasing potential flashbacks to the World War 2 period with a digitally de-aged Indiana Jones fighting against the Nazis.
Will Production for Indiana Jones 5 Get Delayed Again?
The movie was first confirmed in 2016. It has been passed between many screenwriters, and eventually, James Mangold replacing Steven Spielberg as the director of Indiana Jones 5. Despite the delays and setbacks, it was nice to see the movie getting back on track. The movie is scheduled to release in July 2022. Sadly, just as the production was getting started, the movie has faced one more setback, And this one involves the lead star of the movie.
Harrison Ford Movies: Ford Got Injured While Rehearsing For A Fight Scene
According to Deadline, Harrison Ford suffered a shoulder injury while shooting an Indiana Jones fight scene. The filming schedule will be revised depending on Ford’s recovery. Disney also released a statement informing the fans that Harrison Ford underwent a shoulder injury while rehearsing for a fighting scene. The production for the film will go on while the proper procedure of treatment is examined, and the filming schedule will be readjusted as required in the coming weeks.
How Long Before Harrison Ford Will Be Back For Indiana Jones 5?
For now, the magnitude of Ford’s injury is unspecified, so it will be intriguing to see how Indiana Jones 5 principal photography is affected. Although it’s a good sign that the production isn’t being shut down completely, implying that Ford won’t be gone for a very long time and his injury maybe not that serious. It could be possible that he’ll be able to work while his treatment is ongoing, allowing him to shoot less physically straining scenes, particularly those that don’t require him to use his injured shoulder.
Furthermore, the production can continue and film scenes that don’t need Harrison Ford. This way, the production will keep going, and the star will get sufficient time to recover. Despite the need of adjusting the production schedule, the creative team appears optimistic that there won’t be any more holdups.
This is in the first time Harrison Ford has been wounded while filming. The actor broke his Leg while filming Star Wars: the force awakens; the injury was quite serious as he required surgery and rehab before he returned to shooting. It will be interesting to see what extra precautions Lucasfilm will take to keep their lead actor safe after returning from an injury.
Harrison Ford is one of those actors who propose doing his stunts and is quite dedicated and enthusiastic about his roles. However, the actor is much older now than when he starred in Kingdom of the crystal skull and Indiana Jones. The production house may have to take some additional safety steps to keep Harrison Ford safe so that the rest of the production doesn’t get halted.