Rumors are swirling that Robert Pattinson will step into Harrison Ford’s shoes to play a top-secret role in a new ‘Indiana Jones’ film — but an EXCLUSIVE source tells HollywoodLife.com the truth about Rob’s movie future! It involves Harrison Ford, but NOT in the way you think.
Is Rob Pattinson, 28, trading in his romantic leading man status for rugged action flicks? More like sci-fi! Robert is being tapped to potentially be a vital part of Star Wars history. Be warned: Your jaw is absolutely about to drop!
Robert Pattinson As Han Solo? He May Have Role In ‘Star Wars Episode 7’
Robert might be gearing up to play one of the most famous movie characters of all time.
“Everyone has been talking about the possibility that Rob will be the new Indiana Jones, but that is not going to happen,” a source reveals EXCLUSIVELY to HollywoodLife.com. “What has been talked about is a standalone Han Solo film, younger Han Solo before everything that happened in Star Wars and the person who is on the high list to get the part is Robert Pattinson.”
Wow! We think Rob would be absolutely amazing to see a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…
Robert Pattinson As Indiana Jones: Fans React
When word spread that Rob might play Indiana Jones, fans reacted — harshly. “I don’t get it…are we being punked?” one person tweeted. “Please do not let Robert Pattinson as Indiana Jones be true. Please do not let be true. Please. Please. Death first,” another posted.
Yikes! We hope people have a more positive reaction to Rob as Han Solo than Rob as Indiana Jones.
What do YOU think about all of this, HollywoodLifers? Do you think Rob would make a good Han Solo? Let us know in the comments below!
— Megan Ross