Harrison Ford received an honorary Palme d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival and attended a press conference for his latest Indiana Jones film, “The Dial of Destiny”. At the conference, one journalist commented on his appeal and his shirtless scene in the final movie, to which Ford joked about being “blessed with this body”. Despite his age, the 80-year-old actor reiterated how much he loves to work.
Harrison Ford, 80, joked about his age and being blessed with his body during a press conference for the new Indiana Jones film at Cannes, where he was also given an honorary Palme d’Or award, and thanked his wife Calista Flockhart for supporting his passion and dreams.
Legendary actor Harrison Ford has returned to the big screen as Indiana Jones at the age of 80. The premiere of his latest film, “The Dial of Destiny,” took place at the Cannes Film Festival, where Ford was also presented with an honorary Palme d’Or award. The actor’s performance was praised by fans and journalists alike, many of whom were still swooning over him more than four decades after his first portrayal of the iconic character.
During a press conference, one journalist boldly expressed her admiration for Ford and even mentioned his shirtless scene in the movie. The actor, known for his dry sense of humor, replied, “I’ve been blessed with this body. Thanks for noticing.” When asked why this would be his last time playing Indiana Jones, Ford quipped, “Is it not evident?” He later clarified that he simply needed to rest and expressed his love for the work and the character that brought so much into his life.
As the audience prepared to watch “The Dial of Destiny” premiere, the festival played a sizzle reel of Ford as Indiana Jones throughout the years. The actor was visibly moved by the tribute, stating that he felt as though he had just seen his life flash before his eyes. During the screening, Ford took a moment to thank his wife, Calista Flockhart, who has been by his side for 20 years.
The after-party for “The Dial of Destiny” was filled with famous faces, including Disney CEO Bob Iger. Ford was joined by his wife and co-stars, including Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who was seen smoking and chatting with her boyfriend, “The Banshees of Inisherin” director, Martin McDonagh. Despite his age, Ford still exudes the charm and charisma that has kept audiences captivated for over four decades.