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Antonio Banderas, 60, signs on to join Harrison Ford, 79, in Indiana Jones 5

Antonio Banderas, 60, comes on board Indiana Jones 5 as he joins Harrison Ford, 79, in highly-anticipated sequel


Antonio Banderas is joining the star-studded cast of Indiana Jones 5.

The news was announced Thursday but with no clues as to the character the 60-year-old Spanish actor will be playing, Variety reported. 

Production on the highly-anticipated project is currently underway in the UK although star Harrison Ford, 79, is currently unable to film due to a shoulder injury he sustained on set.

New role: Antonio Banderas is joining the star-studded cast of Indiana Jones 5. The news was announced Thursday but with no clues as to the character the Spanish actor will be playing

Banderas has most recently been seen on screen in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard opposite Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek.

He’s most famous for voicing Puss In Boots in the Shrek animated franchise and first came to prominence in Hollywood in the 1990s with roles in Philadelphia, Interview With The Vampire and Mask of Zorro.

He is fitting in filming for Indy 5 alongside the currently in production thriller The Enforcer and preparations for the true crime limited series The Monster of Florence which he is executive producing as well as starring in.

Spanish star: Banderas, 60, pictured in March, has most recently been seen on screen in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard opposite Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek

Spanish star: Banderas, 60, pictured in March, has most recently been seen on screen in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard opposite Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek 

Indy: Production on the highly-anticipated project is currently underway in the UK although star Harrison Ford, 79, is currently unable to film due to a shoulder injury he sustained on set

Indy: Production on the highly-anticipated project is currently underway in the UK although star Harrison Ford, 79, is currently unable to film due to a shoulder injury he sustained on set

Star: Before his accident, Ford as seen filming on location in the Scottish Borders last month with British actor Tony Jones, Production is also taking place at England's Pinewood Studios

Star: Before his accident, Ford as seen filming on location in the Scottish Borders last month with British actor Tony Jones, Production is also taking place at England’s Pinewood Studios

Indiana Jones 5 started shooting at England’s Pinewood Studios in June and most recently has been filming on location in the Scottish city of Glasgow which is doubling for 1960’s Manhattan.

On Wednesday, British actress and Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge was seen on set in Glasgow doing scenes with a Harrison Ford double.

The streets have been dressed to resemble New York City in the days following the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, with yellow taxi cabs, vintage automobiles and American flags. 

Also in the cast are British actor Toby Jones, Danish star mads Mikkelsen, German actor Thomas Kretschmann and American actress Shaunette Renée Wilson. 

Directed by James Mangold, the film is currently slated to be release in theaters on July 29, 2022. On Wednesday, British actress and Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge was seen on set in Glasgow doing scenes with a Harrison Ford double.

Set in the sixties: On Wednesday, British actress and Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge was seen on set in Glasgow doing scenes with a Harrison Ford double

Set in the sixties: On Wednesday, British actress and Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge was seen on set in Glasgow doing scenes with a Harrison Ford double

Illusion: The streets have been dressed to resemble New York City in the days following the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, with yellow taxi cabs, vintage automobiles and American flags

Illusion: The streets have been dressed to resemble New York City in the days following the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, with yellow taxi cabs, vintage automobiles and American flags 

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