Here Comes Indy...

Those of that you that know me will get a kick out of
this... :)

How time flies!

HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- He may be 65, but Harrison
Ford still fits into Indiana Jones' tight trousers.


Harrison Ford is doing some stunts in the new
"Indiana Jones," just with "more ice packs" and pain

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Many fans are curious to see if, 18 years after "Indiana
Jones and the Last Crusade," Ford can live up to the
physical rigors of the globe-trotting archaeologist in the
long-awaited fourth installment of the epic series. The
actor's 65th birthday was Friday.

Producers of the adventure, currently being filmed on
Hawaii's Big Island, say there's no need to worry. Ford
is as fit as ever.

"I have to say, he looks amazing," said Kathleen Kennedy,
the film's co-executive producer, along with George Lucas.
"He looks fantastic in the outfit."

Actually, Ford knew the hat would still fit but wondered
if he could still squeeze into the pants. He did.

The action star, who first introduced the fedora-wearing,
bullwhip-cracking Indiana Jones in the 1981 classic
"Raiders of the Lost Ark," is actually doing many of his
own stunts in the latest film.

"He's doing them, he just has a few more ice packs and
a few more massages," Kennedy said.

"And a lot of Celebrex," producer Frank Marshall added.

The movie just completed the first of three weeks of
filming in Hawaii, after spending a week each in
New Mexico and Connecticut. The lush areas
surrounding Hilo are filling in as a South American
rain forest.

Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have not
released the title of the film, scheduled for release
May 22, 2008.

The filming has created a buzz on this normally sleepy
island, known for macadamia nuts and premium Kona
coffee. It's the most action since nearby Kilauea
volcano rumbled to life in 1983.

The film's biggest action sequences are being filmed
in Hawaii. Marshall compared one scene to the thrilling,
white-knuckled truck chase in the desert in "Raiders."

"It's that level," he said.

Hawaii will be featured in about 20 percent of the film.
About half will be from sets in Los Angeles. The Aloha
State was also the backdrop for portions of
"Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Ford, Lucas, Spielberg, Kennedy and Marshall all worked
together on the first three films, so this latest is a
homecoming of sorts.

"We're having a great time. It's so much fun being
together," said Marshall, who has produced more than
50 films, including "Poltergeist," "Gremlins,"
"The Goonies," "The Color Purple," "Back to the Future"
trilogy, "The Sixth Sense" and the "Bourne" trilogy.

"Nobody's worried about their careers any more," he said.

The latest Indy adventure is set in the 1950s and,
in addition to Ford, stars Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett,
Ray Winstone and Jim Broadbent. One popular
character not in the lineup is Sean Connery, who played
Indy's father.

"We would've loved to have Sean do a cameo-type part
in this but he's very much enjoying retirement,"
Kennedy said.

She promised movie fans, who have patiently waited
since the 1989 "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,"
would get the same level of excitement as the previous
three films.

"The cleverness, the humor and the tone of
Indiana Jones is very much alive and well in this movie,"
Kennedy said.

The producers are being very tightlipped about the
movie, and the remote sets are well guarded, leading
to rampant rumors on blogs and chat sites.

It took some time to get to the fourth film, partly
because of the schedules of Spielberg, Lucas and
Ford. Plus, they knew they had to deliver another hit.

"The bar was pretty high," Kennedy said.


:) Can't wait to see this movie! Oh hush Christi! LOL


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