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Antonio Banderas to join the ensemble cast of Indiana Jones 5

The movie features Harrison Ford reprising his role as the iconic Indiana Jones.

Akshay Krishna
Jul 19, 2021
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Antonio Banderas is the latest star to join the cast for the fifth instalment of the Indiana Jones franchise. The highly anticipated movie will see Harrison Ford reprise his role as the iconic archaeologist. 

The movie also stars Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Boyd Holbrook and Thomas Kretschmann. According to Variety, the information about Banderas’ character is kept well under wraps.

The film will be directed by James Mangold who has previously directed movies like Logan and Ford vs Ferrari. The fifth film of the Indiana Jones franchise will be produced by Steven Speilberg along with Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel. Spielberg had directed the earlier four films in the franchise and played a massive part in making the movie iconic. 

Antonio Banderas in Pain and Glory

John Williams will also return as the music composer for the movie. He has worked on every score for the 40 years on the Indiana Jones franchise.

Banderas was recently nominated for his career-best role in Pain and Glory, where he played Salvador Mallo, a becalmed film director who reflects on his journey through life. The film directed by Pedro Almodovar was a critical success. 

Banderas was recently in movies such as Hitman's Wife’s Bodyguard, also starring Ryan Raynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel L Jackson and Uncharted with Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg. 

Banderas will also be returning to star in DreamWorks Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. The sequel to Puss in Boots, which saw Banderas team up with Salma Hayek. 

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