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Mads Mikkelsen and Phoebe Waller-Bridge join cast of Indiana Jones 5

April 16th, 2021 by Marc Comments

It looks like the cast of Indiana Jones 5 is well under way to being filled out as two big names have signed on in the last few days.

First up, Fleabag and Solo: A Star Wars Story star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, left, has joined the production in a mystery role and joining her is Hannibal and Star Wars: Rogue One star Mads Mikkelsen, top, also in a mystery role – although we here at FTN HQ are prepared to bet he’s going to have a link to Jones through a character in one of the previous movies… but we’re not saying who.

In case we’re wrong.

The movie will be the first in the series not directed by Steven Spielberg and will, instead, be helmed by Logan’s James Mangold who is co-writing the script with Jez and John-Henry Butterworth.

The movie will kick off filming in the next couple of months, with a July 29th, 2022 release date being the goal.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….