Harrison Ford revealed in a brand new interview with Esquire journal that the commonest query “Star Wars” followers ask him is who would win a combat: Han Solo or Indiana Jones? It’s a query that has supplied fodder for a lot of Reddit discussions and social media debates, but it surely’s not one Ford ever desires to entertain.
As Ford mentioned about his followers: “Well, they usually ask me, ‘If there was a fight between Han Solo and Indiana Jones, who would fuckin’ win?’ And I say [voice rising, fingers drumming], ‘Me, asshole! I don’t want to fucking make shit up like that. I mean, what are you asking me that crap for?’”
Ford has performed Indiana Jones in 5 films, together with the upcoming “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” whereas his filmography with Han Solo additionally consists of 5 films, together with an uncredited cameo look in 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” That movie marked the tip of his Han Solo run, whereas “Dial of Destiny” will mark the identical for Indiana Jones. Despite these iconic characters, Ford usually stresses to followers that he’s Harrison Ford and never Han Solo or Indiana Jones.
“Yeah, but I’m not Indiana Jones. I’m Harrison Ford — Harry Ford, in fact,” Ford informed Esquire journal.
Ford’s Han Solo function got here first, however even then he possessed the main star charisma that will come to outline Indiana Jones.
As Ford’s “Star Wars” co-star Mark Hamill informed Esquire: “I was wide-eyed and inexperienced, and Harrison arrives, and I’m telling you — from day one — just like Luke did, I looked up to him as someone who had a firmer grasp of all the elements than I did. I thought, ‘This guy’s like . . . Steve McQueen? Gary Cooper? John Wayne?’ He was instantly iconic, and yet the world at large didn’t know who he was. I just thought, ‘This guy’s major.’”
“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” opens in theaters June 30 from Disney.