Upcoming Harrison Ford Movies We Are Excited About

Harrison Ford is an American actor, writer and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the ‘Star Wars’ film series and as the title character of the ‘Indiana Jones’ film series. Five of his movies are within the 30 top-grossing movies of all time at the US box office. He is also known for playing Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982 and its sequel ‘Blade Runner 2049’ in 2017; John Book in the thriller ‘Witness’ in 1985, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor; and Jack Ryan in the action films ‘Patriot Games’ in 1992 and ‘Clear and Present Danger’ in 1994.

His career spans six decades and includes roles in several Hollywood blockbusters, including the epic war film ‘Apocalypse Now’ in 1979, the legal drama ‘Presumed Innocent’ in 1990, the action film ‘The Fugitive’ in 1993, the political action thriller ‘Air Force One’ in 1997, and the psychological thriller ‘What Lies Beneath’ in 2000. Seven of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry: ‘American Graffiti’ in 1973, ‘The Conversation’ in 1974, ‘Star Wars’ in 1977, ‘Apocalypse Now’ in 1979, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ in 1980, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ in 1981 and ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982. As of 2016, the U.S. domestic box-office grosses of Ford’s films total over US$4.7 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $6 billion, making Ford the second highest-grossing U.S. domestic box-office star.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Harrison Ford movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Harrison Ford films scheduled to release in 2019 and thereafter. We can only hope that the latest Harrison Ford movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.

1. The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ is an upcoming American 3D computer animated comedy film produced by Illumination. It is directed by Chris Renaud and written by Brian Lynch, and is a sequel to the 2016 film ‘The Secret Life of Pets’. Most of the cast members will reprise their roles except for Louis C.K., who will be replaced by Patton Oswalt. Additional cast members include Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, Pete Holmes and Harrison Ford.

The film continues the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. On November 7, 2018, a preview of the film was released, showing Max’s visit to the vet and also introducing a new Shih Tzu character played by Tiffany Haddish.

On August 2, 2016, Universal Pictures and Illumination announced a sequel to the 2016 animated film ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ with director Chris Renaud and writer Brian Lynch returning. Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy would produce the film. In November 2017, it was announced that Louis C.K. would not be reprising his role as Max after being accused of and later admitting to sexual misconduct with five women. In April 2018, it was announced that Patton Oswalt will replace C.K. as Max while Hart, Stonestreet, Slate, Kemper, Bell, Carvey, Buress and Moynihan will reprise their roles. Additional casting includes Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, Harrison Ford and Pete Holmes. The film is scheduled for release on June 7, 2019, by Universal Pictures.

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2. Call of the Wild (2019)

‘Call of the Wild’ is an upcoming American live-action CGI-animated adventure film based on the Jack London’s 1903 novel of the same name. The film is directed by Chris Sanders, written by Michael Green, and stars Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford and Omar Sy. It will be released on December 25, 2019 by 20th Century Fox. The film is about a domesticated St. Bernard/Scotch Collie dog named Buck who is stolen from his Santa Clara, California home and sold to freight haulers in the Yukon.

In October 2017, it was announced that 20th Century Fox was developing the film adaptation of the Jack London’s 1903 novel ‘The Call of the Wild’, set in Yukon around 1890s about the Klondike Gold Rush, which would be directed by Chris Sanders from the script by Michael Green, and would be produced by Erwin Stoff. In July 2018, Harrison Ford and Dan Stevens were cast in the film, with Ford set to star as John Thornton, who goes on the hunt for gold. The film would get heavy special effects work from its studio Technoprops. In August 2018, Colin Woodell joined the cast. In September, Omar Sy and Karen Gillan were added to the cast. In October, Bradley Whitford joined the cast, with Cara Gee joining in November.

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3. Indiana Jones 5 (2021)

Harrison Ford will reprise his iconic role as Indiana Jones in a sequel currently known as ‘Indiana Jones 5’ to be directed once again by Steven Spielberg, with franchise creator George Lucas on board as executive producer. With the film currently scheduled to hit theaters July 9, 2021, Spielberg revealed that filming will officially begin on the fifth Indiana Jones movie in April 2019 in the U.K.

“It’s always worth the trip when I get to work with this deep bench of talent coming out of the U.K.,” he said. “The actor, and the crew, the chippies, the sparks, the drivers — everybody who has helped me make my movies here, and will continue helping me make my movies here, when I come back in April 2019 to make the fifth Indiana Jones movie right here.” As for the content of the story, franchise producer Frank Marshall has indicated that the fifth movie will be a continuation of the events following Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, rather than any sort of reboot or prequel.

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