Harrison Ford confirms he’s done with Indiana Jones after Dial of Destiny

Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
(Image credit: Lucasfilm)

Harrison Ford has confirmed he won’t be playing Indiana Jones again after Dial of Destiny is released.

Speaking to Total Film magazine for its new issue – which is out April 27 and features Ford’s whip-smart archaeologist on the cover – Ford asserted of the June release, "This is the final film in the series, and this is the last time I’ll play the character. I anticipate that it will be the last time that he appears in a film."

While Ford is acutely aware of reports that an Indiana Jones TV show is in the works, he maintained that he will "not be involved in that, if it does come to fruition."

Though Indy may be hanging up his hat after his latest adventure (which also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Mads Mikkelsen), Ford is no less enthusiastic about the James Mangold-directed Dial of Destiny.

"I had been ambitious to do this film for 10 years, and there finally came a time when we all committed to that. It was a joyous moment for me. I think it’s a rare situation that I find myself in," Ford said. 

"I’ve been able to deliver amazing films developed by Steven [Spielberg] and George [Lucas] over a 40-year period, and to end it not with a whimper, but a bang, has been my greatest ambition for this excursion."

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is out in cinemas on June 28 in the UK and June 30 in the US.

This is just a snippet of our interview in the new issue of Total Film magazine when it hits shelves (and digital newsstands) this Thursday, April 27. Check out the covers below:

Total Film's Indiana Jones covers.

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Matt Maytum
Editor, Total Film

I'm the Editor at Total Film magazine, overseeing the running of the mag, and generally obsessing over all things Nolan, Kubrick and Pixar. Over the past decade I've worked in various roles for TF online and in print, including at GamesRadar+, and you can often hear me nattering on the Inside Total Film podcast. Bucket-list-ticking career highlights have included reporting from the set of Tenet and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as covering Comic-Con, TIFF and the Sundance Film Festival.

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