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Harrison Ford donned Indiana Jones’ iconic fedora  as he transformed into the tenacious archaeologist to shoot the fifth film in the action series on Monday.

The Hollywood legend, 78, who has been spotted in Newcastle and filming in the sleepy village of Grosmont, North Yorkshire, slipped into his famous outfit as he chatted with members of the crew in an image shared by IJ Adventure Outpost.

Harrison was snapped with Lucasfilm president and producer Kathleen Kennedy in the image – also posted in the online Indiana Jones Picture Gallery – and was seen chatting to her through his face mask

Indy's back! Harrison Ford donned Indiana Jones' iconic fedora as he transformed into the tenacious archaeologist to shoot the fifth film in the action series on Monday

Indy’s back! Harrison Ford donned Indiana Jones’ iconic fedora as he transformed into the tenacious archaeologist to shoot the fifth film in the action series on Monday

Harrison proved he had slipped straight back into character, 13 years after 2008’s Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, as he sported a taupe shirt, leather jacket and slacks, along with a face mask. 

The actor looked focused as he discussed an upcoming scene with the crew ahead of production. 

The star is filming scenes at the supposedly haunted Bamburgh Castle Northumberland.

He later looked on fine form as he soaked up the sun while taking in the sights of Newcastle Quayside during a break from filming on Wednesday.

Harrison showed off his muscular frame in a tight grey T-shirt as strolled around with his bodyguard, with the two grabbing a cup of coffee before searching for someplace to eat.  

Looking good: He later looked on fine form as he soaked up the sun while taking in the sights of Newcastle Quayside during a break from filming on Wednesday

Still got it: The Hollywood actor  showed off his muscular frame in a tight grey T-shirt as strolled around with his bodyguard

Looking good: He later looked on fine form as he soaked up the sun while taking in the sights of Newcastle Quayside during a break from filming on Wednesday

Keeping his overall look simple, Harrison teamed his top with a pair of blue jeans and dark grey lace-up boots. 

Attempting to keep a low-key figure during the outing, Harrison was occasionally seen wearing a light grey mask, while he also donned a pair of dark sunglasses, which were attached to cords around his neck. 

The film star appeared to be making the most of the sunny weather in the city, as he stopped to get his caffeine fix before attempting to decide on somewhere to get food.

There he is: The film legend was seen strolling around Newcastle's Quayside with a bodyguard

There he is: The film legend was seen strolling around Newcastle’s Quayside with a bodyguard

Chilled: Keeping his overall look simple, Harrison teamed his top with a pair of blue jeans and dark grey lace-up boots

Chilled: Keeping his overall look simple, Harrison teamed his top with a pair of blue jeans and dark grey lace-up boots 

Hollywood legend: Harrison looked handsome as he walked along during a break from filming

Low profile: While attempting to keep a low-key figure, he was also occasionally seen wearing a light grey mask during the outing

Hollywood legend: Harrison looked handsome as he walked along during a break from filming

Walk and talk: The star wore a face mask as he strolled down the street in the city

Walk and talk: The star wore a face mask as he strolled down the street in the city

Harrison, who was also joined by another companion, was seen perusing a menu outside a local watering hole.

It comes as Harrison had earlier made the most of his coastal surroundings on Tuesday as he enjoyed a bike ride from Newcastle to The Ship’s Cat restaurant in North Shields. 

The film legend made a surprise appearance at the eatery, where he is said to have ordered the £17.95 sea bass, along with an £11.50 bowl of mussels.

Dapper: The star slipped on some trendy shades as he walked with his entourage

Dapper: The star slipped on some trendy shades as he walked with his entourage

Sighting: The star disposed of his coffee cup before heading off

There he is: The Star Wars actor was seen taking in the sights of the city during the day

There he is: The Star Wars actor was seen taking in the sights of the city during the day

In plain sight: The star was mingling with pubgoers as he looked for a place to eat

In plain sight: The star was mingling with pubgoers as he looked for a place to eat

Options, options: Harrison, who was also joined by another companion, was seen perusing a menu outside a local watering hole

Options, options: Harrison, who was also joined by another companion, was seen perusing a menu outside a local watering hole

Chat: Harrison was deep in conversation with his friends as he walked along

Chat: Harrison was deep in conversation with his friends as he walked along

Diners were pleasantly surprised to see the four-time Golden Globe nominee at the restaurant, with The Ships’ Cat own Facebook page penning: ‘Imagine sitting here enjoying your coffee then you look over and it’s…. Indiana Jones! 

‘What an honour to have Harrison Ford join us today on the decking here at the Ship’s Cat! You are welcome back anytime. What a legend!’

The diner wasn’t the only local spot Harrison has visited, as the day before he also delighted the staff at Sigma Sports bicycle shop at Hampton Wick.

Yum: Harrison Ford, 78, made the most of his coastal surroundings as he enjoyed a bike ride from Newcastle to The Ship's Cat restaurant in North Shields

Fighting fit! After finally being spotted on the set of Indiana Jones 5, star Harrison proved there was no rest for an action star on Tuesday when he was seen cycling along the river during a filming break

Yum: It comes as Harrison made the most of his coastal surroundings as he enjoyed a bike ride from Newcastle to The Ship’s Cat restaurant in North Shields

Come back anytime! The Hollywood star made a surprise appearance at the eatery, where he is said to have ordered the £17.95 sea bass, along with an £11.50 bowl of mussels

Come back anytime! The Hollywood star made a surprise appearance at the eatery, where he is said to have ordered the £17.95 sea bass, along with an £11.50 bowl of mussels

Tasty treats ahead: The Ship’s Cat is located on Tanners' Bank in North Shields and serves an array of seafood items

Tasty treats ahead: The Ship’s Cat is located on Tanners’ Bank in North Shields and serves an array of seafood items 

RAIDERS OF THE LOST APPETITE! WHAT HARRISON COULD’VE TUCKED INTO 

While Harrison is said to have enjoyed the £17.95 sea bass and £11.50 bowl of mussels, there was plenty more on offer at The Ship’s Cat bar and eatery.

Other highlights on the menu include:

Steak & chips for £18.95 

Jungle fish curry for £15.95

Sunny goats cheese salad £8.95

Fish finger butty for £8.25

Vegan pizza for £8.95 

 Meat platter for £26.95

Describing the encounter in an Instagram post, a staff member wrote: ‘Over the years we have been very lucky to have had our fair share of legends from the world of pro cycling and some of the best triathletes in the world swing by our Hampton Wick store.​

‘​Up to now though, visits from college professors of archaeology who aren’t shy when it comes to running from boulders and defeating villains to help save the world have been few and far between.​

‘​That though is until we were paid a visit from a certain Mr Harrison Ford. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome the acclaimed actor and director into our store and yes, we are still pinching ourselves!’

Harrison had been spotted cycling along the banks of the River Tyne on Tuesday, 50 miles from where Indiana Jones production is taking place on the sequel at the supposedly haunted Bamburgh Castle.

Harrison displayed his hunky physique in cycling garb paired with a helmet as he exercised during a break from his filming schedule, which has also seen scenes shot on the North Yorkshire Moors.

Harrison has also been spending down time in South Shields prior to reprising the franchise’s titular lead role. 

He is known for his age-defying fitness – allowing him to front the action franchise for a fifth outing. 

The castle was a buzz of activity the evening before, with cranes and trucks transporting equipment and props to the historic landmark. 

While it’s not known what the precise premise of the film is, the historic settings being used in the North of England appear to be creating a creepy, eerie feel to the movie.

Added to this, Bamburgh Castle is said to be haunted by a ghost. 

The Sun reported last week that the movie crew are ‘spooked’ by the famed Pink Lady said to roam the location.

Doing the rounds: The diner wasn't the only local spot Harrison has visited, as the day before he also delighted the staff at Sigma Sports bicycle shop at Hampton Wick

Doing the rounds: The diner wasn’t the only local spot Harrison has visited, as the day before he also delighted the staff at Sigma Sports bicycle shop at Hampton Wick

On location: The actor was seen in Newcastle, as he cycled along the banks of the River Tyne, 50 miles from where production is taking place on the sequel at the supposedly haunted Bamburgh Castle [pictured on Tuesday]

On location: The actor was seen in Newcastle, as he cycled along the banks of the River Tyne, 50 miles from where production is taking place on the sequel at the supposedly haunted Bamburgh Castle [pictured on Tuesday]

Busy: The castle was a buzz of activity the evening before, with cranes and trucks transporting equipment and props to the historic landmark

Busy: The castle was a buzz of activity the evening before, with cranes and trucks transporting equipment and props to the historic landmark

Spooky: While it's not known what the precise premise of the film is, the historic settings being used in the North of England appear to be creating a creepy, eerie feel to the movie

Spooky: While it’s not known what the precise premise of the film is, the historic settings being used in the North of England appear to be creating a creepy, eerie feel to the movie

According to the publication, the crew is worried about the spectre from the Middle Ages who roams the halls. 

‘It sounds silly but before filming even starts, all any of us are talking about is the ghost. It’s a seriously creepy place,’ an insider told the site.

Fifth instalment: Harrison is currently filming in England (pictured in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, 1989)

Fifth instalment: Harrison is currently filming in England (pictured in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, 1989)

‘A surprising number of the crew really believe in this stuff and it’s rattled everyone. A number of the team are reluctant to even go into the oldest part of the castle, it’s really shaken them up… 

‘The team will have to overcome it, even if some of them want to avoid certain places.’ 

Twitter account EYFS enthusiast shared a behind-the-scenes snap on Monday of Harrison on set for the first time.

In it, the What Lies Beneath star wore his famous fedora, with a taupe shirt and jacket as he was spotted in the village of Grosmont, surrounded by crew members. 

The Twitter user revealed the Hollywood star had made a cheeky quip to a young fan, writing: ‘Look who walked right past us in Grosmont today…Our son asked him if he was Indiana Jones and he tipped his hat and said no, he was just the stunt double.’ 

Fellow film buffs quickly responded to the tweet, writing: ‘Great response!’ and ‘I love this guy.’ 

The Star Wars vet was spotted near Pinewood Studios – a British film and television studio located in the village of Iver Heath in Buckinghamshire – a few days ago.

Resident Delphine Gale said the arrival of Ford into the sleepy village had created a ‘fantastic vibe’ in the area.

She said: ‘After the year we’ve had, to have the excitement of Hollywood coming to the village has really cheered us all up.’  

Hunk: Harrison showed off his toned frame in cycling gear as he rode with friends

Sighting: The star was sure to delight fans as he enjoyed a break from filming

Hunk: Harrison showed off his toned frame in cycling gear as he rode with friends

Go for it: The screen legend was taking in the scenery of the North East on his break from filming

Go for it: The screen legend was taking in the scenery of the North East on his break from filming

Action star: Harrison looked focused as he cycled along in the city

Action star: Harrison looked focused as he cycled along in the city

This comes after production got underway over the weekend on the North Yorkshire Moors in the dead of night earlier this week.

A stuntman was seen, surrounded by a film crew and hefty equipment, in order to shoot a motorcycle sequence.

Though very dark and misty, the stuntman appeared to be brandishing a face mask resembling Harrison, who plays the titular lead role.

The scene was shot in the early hours in Pickering – but the stunt went a little awry when the motorcyclist came tumbling off.

The head-mask flew off in the incident, with one of the crew having to retrieve it.

The on-set first aid team was called over to check out the stunt rider. While it appeared he was unharmed, filming was paused due to damage caused to the motorbike.

Historic: Bamburgh Castle is said to be haunted by a ghost. The Sun reported last week that the movie crew are 'spooked' by the famed Pink Lady said to roam the location

Historic: Bamburgh Castle is said to be haunted by a ghost. The Sun reported last week that the movie crew are ‘spooked’ by the famed Pink Lady said to roam the location

Landmark: According to the publication, the crew is worried about the spectre from the Middle Ages who roams the halls

Landmark: According to the publication, the crew is worried about the spectre from the Middle Ages who roams the halls

According to a witness, one of the crew was heard saying that the production is already a day behind schedule, following a lengthy hold up thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This will be Harrison’s fifth time reprising the title role of the heroic archaeologist with supporting parts going to Mads Mikkelsen, 55, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, 35.

 A stretch of the North Yorkshire Moors railway has been transformed for the film too.

Crew members of the 2022 blockbuster could be seen on Friday working near a steam train which had been transformed into a Nazi carrier engine.

On your bike! Vintage motorcycles were taken to the location

History repeating? These are presumed to be for  flashback scenes

On your bike! Vintage motorcycles were taken to the location for what are presumed to be for flashback scenes

Heavy artillery: Tanks were seen being driven up the hill to the castle

Heavy artillery: Tanks were seen being driven up the hill to the castle

Filming will begin on the same stretch of track used only a few weeks ago by Tom Cruise for Mission: Impossible 7.

A glimpse at the props being set-up showed a black steam train which had been transformed into a Nazi carrier engine and vintage cars. 

A swastika insignia had been attached to the side of the steam engine, as well as onto a wooden pallet and onto the side of a green passenger carriage. 

A number of props were also being positioned by crew members onto open-topped carriages to give the impression that the steam engine was transporting goods for the Nazis in the film. Additionally, a number of vintage vehicles were also spotted parked on a field nearby. 

A troop-carrying truck, as featured in a number of the other Indiana Jones films was one of the vehicles parked near the train tracks, with crews working to put on the canvas roofing.

Filming: Harrison was also spotted in his iconic fedora in the village of Grosmont, North Yorkshire on Monday

Filming: Harrison was also spotted in his iconic fedora in the village of Grosmont, North Yorkshire on Monday

Cheeky quip: The fan who snapped the star in Grosmont revealed Harrison had responded cheekily when he was approached - with fans praising the star

Cheeky quip: The fan who snapped the star in Grosmont revealed Harrison had responded cheekily when he was approached – with fans praising the star

Additionally, a vintage motorcycle featuring a sidecar was also among the vehicles – a similar bike featured in the third Indiana Jones instalment.

The set pictures comes after reports in The Sun shooting will also take place at the ‘haunted’ Bamburgh castle situated on the northeast coast of England by the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland. 

The crew is reportedly ‘spooked’ by the famed Pink Lady. According to the publication, the crew is worried about the castle as it is haunted by the Pink Lady from the Middle Ages who roams the halls.   

‘It sounds silly but before filming even starts, all any of us are talking about is the ghost. It’s a seriously creepy place,’ an insider told the site.

‘A surprising number of the crew really believe in this stuff and it’s rattled everyone. A number of the team are reluctant to even go into the oldest part of the castle, it’s really shaken them up… 

‘The team will have to overcome it, even if some of them want to avoid certain places.’ 

James Mangold is directing the movie in place of Steven Spielberg, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Thomas Kretschmann are also on board to star.

Plot details are still being kept under wraps, and it’s unclear what roles the new additions will play in the fifth film.

Legendary composer John Williams is also set to return, continuing a musical legacy that began 40 years ago with Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Meanwhile, Harrison previously said he wouldn’t make another Indiana Jones movie unless he was sure the production team could ‘kill it.’

Supporting role: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, 35, has also signed on to appear in Indiana Jones 5 alongside Harrison Ford

Co-star: Mads Mikkelsen is another big name set to appear in Indiana Jones 5

Supporting roles: Both Mads Mikkelsen, 55, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, 35, have also signed on to appear in Indiana Jones 5 alongside Harrison Ford

Citing the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he said: ‘I don’t really want to give them what they wanna see, I want to give them something they didn’t anticipate seeing.

‘The Marvel movies are a spectacular example of a success that worked the other way round – they killed it. We’re not going to make another Indiana Jones unless we’re in a position to kill it. We want it to be the best.’

Last month Boyd Holbrook and Shaunette Renee Wilson joined the cast of Indiana Jones 5.

The Logan star and the 31-year-old actress will both star in the fifth instalment of the iconic action franchise.

Indiana Jones 5 was first announced in 2016 and originally scheduled to be released in July 2019. 

Popular set: Filming will begin on the same stretch of track used only a few weeks ago by Tom Cruise for Mission: Impossible 7

Popular set: Filming will begin on the same stretch of track used only a few weeks ago by Tom Cruise for Mission: Impossible 7

It was then pushed back a year, before being delayed for another 12 months until July 2021 after Jonathan Kasdan – whose father Lawrence Kasdan wrote 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark – was brought on board to work on the script after original screenwriter David Koepp departed the project.

The most recent film in the series was 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which earned over $790.6 million at the global box office.

The current release date for Indiana Jones 5 is July 29, 2022. 

40 years later: Harrison has played the iconic role of Indiana Jones for 40 years, having first starred in Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981

40 years later: Harrison has played the iconic role of Indiana Jones for 40 years, having first starred in Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981



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