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    Harrison Ford Was Adorably Surprised By Ke Huy Quan At The New "Indiana Jones" Movie Premiere, And His Reaction Was So Sweet

    The way Ke Huy Quan still calls Harrison Ford "Indy" is the sweetest thing, but also Harrison talking about his admiration for Ke is equally as wholesome.

    One of the most anticipated movies of the summer is Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. The fifth (and likely final) installment in the Indiana Jones franchise marks Harrison Ford's return to playing the character for the first time in 15 years.

    Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones holding his famous whip and wearing the iconic fedora in a scene from Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

    Directed by James Mangold, The Dial of Destiny follows Indiana Jones (Harrison) as he embarks on a new quest to find the illusive Dial, a relic he first encountered in 1944. Now, 25 years later, he's forced to come out of retirement when his goddaughter, Helena (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), shows up looking for the Dial.

    Indiana leans against a railing and looks at Helena who's carrying a backpack

    To celebrate the new film, Harrison, Phoebe, Karen Allen, and more attended The Dial of Destiny premiere in Los Angeles last night.

    Harrison and Phoebe on the red carpet

    And it looked like it was also a celebration of 42 years (!!!!) of the Indiana Jones franchise, as Steven Spielberg and George Lucas surprised the crowd inside the theater by announcing John Williams was there to play the iconic Indiana Jones theme.

    John Williams acknowledging the crowd with the orchestra behind him

    Anyway, while there were plenty of reunions happening, one of the best came on the red carpet while Harrison was doing an interview with Extra.

    Harrison Ford holds hands with his wife, actress Calista Flockhart, on the red carpet

    Mid-interview, you can see Ke Huy Quan, who starred as Short Round in Temple of Doom and recently won an Academy Award for his remarkable work in Everything Everywhere All at Once, pop up in the background.

    Literally, this adorable human is JUMPING with excitement.

    Eventually, Ke gets Harrison's attention and says, "Indy!" And the two of them hug.

    Then, Harrison says, "You're all grown up," and I fully started sobbing.

    Here's another angle of the moment, which really captures it all beautifully.

    Indiana Jones / Disney / Twitter / Via Twitter: @IndianaJones

    Also, just because it's so cute, here's a side-by-side of Ke and Harrison then vs. now:

    Continuing his interview and speaking about Ke, Harrison said, "I don't need to be proud of this guy. He's done all of this himself. It's got nothing to do with me. I have...great love and admiration for this guy, but his pride is his own."

    Then, Ke added that his experience with Harrison on an Indiana Jones movie is what made him fall in love with acting. He said, "Of course, the reason why I love acting so much is because of him, because I had such a wonderful, wonderful experience on Temple of Doom."

    Indiana with his hands on the shoulders of Short Round who's winking in a promo photo

    After Ke left, Harrison also added, "I'm so happy for him. I can't tell you. He's a wonderful person and an incredibly talented actor."

    This isn't the first time Harrison and Ke have crossed paths recently. They notably saw each other for the first time in 38 years at D23 in 2022.

    And then, Harrison had the honor of presenting Everything Everywhere All at Once the 2023 Oscar for Best Picture, which resulted in Ke and Harrison reuniting on stage.

    Ke's monumental awards season last year also led to him reuniting with Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, given Steven was nominated for The Fablemans, too.

    Anyway, Ke remains one of the most adorable humans out there, and I absolutely love how proud Harrison is of him.

    Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny hits theaters on June 30.

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