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Disney Eyeing Chris Pratt For Indiana Jones Revival

So Deadline is reporting that Chris Pratt is being eyed up to take over the role of Indian Jones. Chris Pratt is a hot property right this moment and this could be striking will the iron is hot kind of moment. But for the first time in a long time this is one reimagining of a property that does not piss me off one bit. Chris Pratt is a real good choice in my view. The guy is so dam likeable and has the screen presence to pull of being Indiana. The man looks like at this moment the guy to fill the fedora.

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EXCLUSIVE: Here’s one from the helluva good idea department. Marvel offerings are soaring, and Star Wars  is being reinvigorated by director JJ Abrams. Now, Disney has just started to turn its attention to reviving the Indiana Indiana Jones bullwhipJones franchise after buying the rights from Paramount in 2013. I’m cautioned that while things are very early, I hear the studio has set its sights on Chris Pratt as the swashbuckling archaeologist they hope to build the new franchise around, the role made famous by Harrison Ford in Raiders Of The Lost Ark. Pratt jumped to leading-man movie status with his performance in last year’s blockbuster Guardians Of The Galaxy for Marvel and Disney. He starts The Magnificent Seven with Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua in April for MGM and Sony, and there’s the inevitable Guardians Of The Galaxy sequel. Disney won’t comment and all this is admittedly early, so…

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