The “Fleabag” star will star alongside Harrison Ford in the fifth episode of the Indiana Jones franchise, Disney announced on Friday.
The announcement didn’t include any character details, but the role marks another cult title that Waller-Bridge can say was a part of.
The actress and writer also appeared in “Solo: A Star Wars Story” from 2018 and is one of the recognized writers on the upcoming James Bond film “No Time to Die”.
Disney also announced on Friday that John Williams, who directed Raiders of the Lost Ark, would be returning to direct the new Indiana Jones movie.
Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel will serve as executive producers.
“I am thrilled to embark on a new adventure and work with a dream team of great filmmakers of all time,” director James Mangold said in a statement. “Steven, Harrison, Kathy, Frank and John are all my artistic heroes. If you add Phoebe, a stunning actor, brilliant creative voice and the chemistry that she will undoubtedly bring to our set, I can’t help myself.” feeling happier than Indiana Jones herself. “
The release of the film is scheduled for July 29, 2022.