Empire Magazine says Harrison Ford will be de-aged for Indiana Jones 5. In the first sequence, Indiana fights Nazis in a castle in 1944 using de-aging technology.
“Then we fall out, and you’re in 1969,” remarked new filmmaker James Mangold. so that the audience doesn’t feel the difference between the 1940s and 1960s as an intellectual conceit but as the beginning of now.
“My hope is that you watch it and think, ‘Oh my God, they found footage.'” Kathleen Kennedy said this was shot 40 years ago. “We immerse you in the adventure Indy is seeking, and you think, “I’m in an Indiana Jones movie.”
The magazine adds, “New ILM algorithms trawled through old film of the younger Harrison Ford before matching it to freshly shot footage.”
Harrison Ford said seeing himself de-age was “spooky,” adding, “This is the first time I believe it… It works, but I don’t care how. not young, though. I’m glad I’m older.