He’s nonetheless bought it.
Harrison Ford first performed Indiana Jones in 1981’s “Raiders of the Misplaced Ark,” and he nonetheless had followers — and journalists — swooning in Cannes over 4 many years later.
At a press convention for Ford’s newest Jones movie, “The Dial of Future,” one brazen journalist stood as much as inform Ford she nonetheless finds him “sizzling.”
She then even introduced up a shirtless scene in his last film enjoying the swashbuckling archeologist.
“I’ve been blessed with this physique,” Ford, 80, joked. “Thanks for noticing.”
When requested through the press convention why it was Ford’s final time carrying the Jones hat, the octogenarian quipped, “Is it not evident?”
He added, “I want to sit down down and relaxation a little bit bit. I like the work and I like this character, and I like what it introduced into my life.”
However Ford then reiterated a number of instances through the press convention how a lot he likes to work. “I’m actual pleased with age,” he stated. “I like being older. It was nice to be younger, however s–t, I might be lifeless and I’m nonetheless working so go determine.”
The star was additionally given an honorary Palme d’Or award on the Cannes Movie Competition.
Earlier than the premiere screening of “The Dial of Future,” the fest performed a sizzle reel of Ford as Indy, whom the 80-year-old has been enjoying since he was 37.
“I’m very touched, I’m very moved by this,” Ford stated on the premiere. “They are saying if you’re about to die you see your life flash earlier than your eyes, and I simply noticed my life flash earlier than my eyes.”
Ford went on to thank his spouse, Calista Flockhart, who was within the crowd.
“My life has been enabled by my beautiful spouse, who has supported my ardour and my goals, and I’m grateful,” he stated.
Ford and Flockhart have been married since 2002.
Following a standing ovation from the gang, which included Karlie Kloss, Gemma Chan and “Stranger Issues” star Charlie Heaton, Ford, Flockhart, Mads Mikkelsen and the remainder of the forged head to the Carlton Seaside for an after social gathering.
Additionally making the rounds on the bash was Disney boss Bob Iger.
Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who costars within the movie, made a uncommon look along with her longtime boyfriend, “The Banshees of Inisherin” director, Martin McDonagh.
The “Fleabag” actress was noticed chatting and smoking within the VIP part. Very French!