Harrison Ford gave a typical witty response to a reporter admitting that she still finds him “very hot”.
The Hollywood star, 80, is attending the Cannes Film Festival press conference for his new film, Indiana Jones and the Wheel of Fatepremieres on Thursday (May 18).
Ford, who reprises his role as Indiana Jones for the first time since 2008, was taken back by a reporter and opened with: “Hi, how are you? I still think you’re hot.
Everyone present burst into laughter as the reporter continued: “We were surprised to see you take off your shirt in the second scene. You still have it. How do you keep fit?”
Responding to the question in his typical sober manner, Ford said, nonchalantly: “I, uh, have been blessed with this body. Thanks for your attention.”
The film’s director, James Mangold, and Ford co-star Mads Mikkelsen can be seen laughing at his answer.
Ford received the honorary Palme d’Or firstIndiana Jones and the Wheel of Fatein the actor’s world premiere, in which the actor got into an awkward sitting error with his wife Calista Flockhart.
After a highlight reel played Ford’s biggest performances on the rear screen, he joked: “They say when you’re about to die, you’ll see your life flash before your eyes. I just see my life in front of my eyes.
Indiana Jones and the Wheel of Fate, which received a five-minute standing ovation, divided critics. Find independencejudgment here.
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This is the first film in the series to be released with Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981, not directed by Steven Spielberg.
The previous Indiana Jones movie, Indiana Jones in the Kingdom of the Crystal Skullwas criticized by critics upon its release in 2008.
Indiana Jones and the Wheel of Fate will be released in UK cinemas on June 28.