The I, Robot star admits he was stunned when Internet reports suggested he had landed the role of Jones’ son, partly because as a fan of the film franchise, he’d prefer it if his hero had a daughter.
Of the rumor linking him to the film, LaBeouf tells MTV News, “It’s a fun rumor… but I don’t have a deal on the table, I haven’t signed up for anything. As an actor, you hear those kinds of things all the time.
“Wouldn’t it be cooler if it was a daughter? I think that the interaction between, like, let’s say it was Natalie Portman and Harrison Ford, having to deal with a woman; it could be fun to see him taking pointers from a woman.”
But LaBeouf isn’t ruling out the possibility he could be Indiana Jones’ kid: “Anybody on this planet would love to be in Indiana Jones. It’s one of those things that’s historical. If it happens, I think it would be amazing.”
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