“It’s kind of like a childhood dream,” Holbrook told Variety at Monday’s red carpet premiere of “Vengeance” at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. “And you could feel a little bit of that pressure, but I try not to go down those roads. I really just focus on the job at hand.”
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Details about “Indiana Jones 5” have been kept under wraps. “We’ve got Jim Mangold directing the film, and the guy just can’t make a bad movie,” Holbrook said. “He is so precise in what he does.”
Mangold, known for films such as “Ford v Ferrari,” “Logan,” “Walk the Line” and “The Wolverine,” makes his Indy debut following Steven Spielberg’s direction of the first four movies. While Spielberg will be absent from the film, 80-year-old Harrison Ford is once again set to reprise the iconic role of Indiana Jones.
“Harrison Ford is ripping and roaring,” Holbrook said. “Age ain’t nothing but a number to this man.”
Joining Ford and Holbrook in the latest adventure are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Toby Jones and Antonio Banderas, among others. John Williams is returning to compose the score as well. “Indiana Jones 5” is currently set for a June 30, 2023 release date.
Currently, Holbrook stars in B.J. Novak’s directorial debut “Vengeance.” The film — which was also written by “The Office” star — follows an aspiring podcaster, played by Novak, as he travels from New York to Texas to investigate the death of a woman he hooked up with. Holbrook plays Ty Shaw in the film, a native Texan trying to get to the bottom of his sister’s death.
“Vengeance” is set to hit theaters July 29.
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