Phoebe Waller-Bridge will star in the fifth Indiana Jones film alongside Harrison Ford – with the blockbuster set for release in summer 2022
In a tweet shared on Friday, the Fleabag star, 35, was officially announced as part of the cast for the adventure franchise’s much-anticipated next chapter.
Disney announced: ‘A new #IndianaJones adventure begins July 29, 2022. Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast alongside Harrison Ford in the fifth installment of the iconic franchise.’
Exciting: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, 35, will star in the fifth Indiana Jones film alongside Harrison Ford, Disney has revealed (pictured in 2020)
The tweet continued: ‘The inimitable John Williams will also return to score the film.’
Director James Mangold will take over from Steven Spielberg – who has directed all four Indiana Jones films so far – however, Spielberg has signed on as a producer, and will still be closely involved in production.
Deadline reports that filming will begin this summer, with Mangold currently ‘meeting with other talent for other roles in preparation for production’.
Phoebe’s forthcoming film won’t be her first with LucasFilm. The Emmy-winner voiced L3-37 in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Big names: The Fleabag star has officially joined the cast of the blockbuster franchise’s much-anticipated next chapter, with John Williams returning to score the movie
Disney tweeted on Friday: ‘A new #IndianaJones adventure begins July 29, 2022. Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast alongside Harrison Ford’
Phoebe’s hectic schedule is reported to have made her almost £7 million in 2020 alone, according to reports.
The star has reportedly seen an increase in reserves in her production company – PMWB Limited – from £520,000 to £7.25 million.
These figures, which span between the end of March 2019-March 2020, are said to include Phoebe’s fees for her work in the BBC series Killing Eve, according to The Mirror.
The publication added that the figures may also include fees stemming from various projects.
It pointed to the success of Fleabag – a series which Phoebe both wrote and starred in – as well as her work on the upcoming Bond film, No Time To Die.
PMWB Limited is reported to have assets of £8.9 million, although its creditors are said to be owed £1.65 million, reducing Phoebe’s reserves to £7.25 million.
Raking it in: Phoebe is reported to have made almost £7 million in just the past year alone, according to reports