“I always joked about it,” Quan said as he repeated the Short Round from “Doom Temple.”
Ke Huy Quan cannot be in everything, everywhere at once.
The Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner for “Everything Everywhere All at Once” has confirmed that he is not, in fact, in the next installment of the “Indiana Jones” franchise, “Dial of Destiny.” Quan previously starred in the 1984 film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom with Harrison Ford when he was 12 years old.
“I want to say (yes), but no,” Quan said Fun tonight about the “Song of Destiny” rumor series. “Here’s the thing. I don’t want to disappoint the fans. I always joked about it, but to meet Harrison again after 38 years was very special.”
Earlier this year, Ford presented Quan and the rest of the cast of “Everything Everywhere All At Once” with the Best Picture Oscar.
“Out of all the years, to present the award for best picture at this year’s Oscars is something,” the “American-born-Chinese” actor said at the TIME 100 Gala, where he was honored for making the 100. The most influential people of 2023. “It will always be one of the most memorable nights of my life. I can’t wait to put the fedora back on and crack that whip one more time.
For “Dial of Destiny,” Quan added, “I’ll be first in line to watch it.”
“Indiana Jones” star Ford previously praised Quan’s performance in “EEAAO,” calling Quan “awesome” in the film.
“I’m so happy to see him and what he’s become. I am very happy about it. He’s such a happy guy, too, Ford said.
Quan thought about seeing Ford in D23 The New York Times, “We were at the D23 event and they said Harrison was going to be there. We’re in this green room with so many actors and producers and directors, and the person assigned to help me said, “Harrison Ford is next to the green room. Would you like to go say hi?’”
The ‘Goonies’ alum added: ‘I’m like, ‘Of course! I haven’t seen it in 38 years,” Quan continued. “So I go out and about 15 meters away I see Phoebe talking to Waller-Bridge and they’re there to promote ‘Indy 5’. And as I get closer, my heart is pounding. I think, “Will he recognize me? The last time he saw me, I was still a small child. As I get closer, he turns and points his finger at me, and he has that classic, famous, grumpy Harrison Ford look. I’m going, “Oh my god, he’s probably going to think I’m a fan and tell me not to go near him.” But he looks at me and points at me and says, “Are you short?” I was instantly transported back to 1984 when I was a little kid and I said, “Yeah, Indy.” And he said, ‘Come here,’ and he hugged me tightly.
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