George Lucas Wants To ‘Push’ Sean Connery
First Published: June 9, 2006 4:03 PM EDT Credit: AP
-- BURBANK, Calif.(June 9, 2006) — George Lucas tells Access Hollywood’s Maria Menounos he is pushing to get Sean Connery to appear in “Indiana Jones 4.”
At Hollywood’s Kodak Theater Thursday, the American Film Institute honoredthe Oscar-winning actor with the Life Achievement Award.
Lucas was among those honoringConnery.
Despite reports that Connery is retired, Lucas told Maria, “I would love him to be in the next ‘Indiana Jones’?maybe I can push him into it.”
When asked if he knew whether or not Connery wanted to appear in the film, Lucas said, “I think he does.”
Lucas jokingly added, “We are writing him in whether he wants to do it or not.”
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