Harrison Ford to Chewbacca: ‘You’re So Full of $#@%’
Things got confrontational when Harrison Ford went on Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night (Photo: From ABC)
The 70-year-old actor appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Wednesday night to promote the film "42," which topped the box office over the weekend. But, as did happen countless times during his promotional tour leading up the release of the Jackie Robinson biopic, Ford was asked about his upcoming role in "Star Wars" as an older and presumably wiser Han Solo.
Yet again, Ford indicated he couldn't talk, throwing his hands in the air, blustering about and telling Kimmel finally, "I can't."
The late night host then threw to the audience for non-"Star Wars" questions in what was clearly a staged skit. First up, a seemingly stifled light saber-bearing soul who asked Ford, "Do, do you like being in movies?" Ford scratched his face, seemed to think about it a moment and deadpanned, "Yeah."
Next up, a man dressed as Princess Leia who shared an equally awkward exchange: "Uh, are you hungry?"
Chewbacca on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' (Photo: From ABC)
Ford then told Chewie, "You're so full of s---." Kimmel said he wanted the two to bury the hatchet, but Ford's anger increased. "What happened?" Kimmel asked. "He knows what he did. She was my wife!"
Oh Chewie, why'd you do it!?
It makes complete sense Ford would get tired of getting "Star Wars"-queried. The film, as Lucasfilm's new president Kathleen Kennedy said at Cinemacon on Wednesday night, doesn't even have a completed script. "We're working with (director) J.J. (Abrams) every week. We’re having a great time and I think we’re going to come up with something really wonderful," she said at the Las Vegas conference as she was named its Pioneer of the Year.
Note to journalists: Hold the Han Solo questions for the "Star Wars" promo tour.