People in Melrose were treated to a glimpse of a Hollywood star last night as Harrison Ford arrived in Melrose for an evening of filming at the Leaderfoot viaduct.Crowds gathered at the beauty spot to see the star in action but were soon moved on by security.
The as yet untitled Indiana Jones film, which is being produced by director Steven Spielberg, is due to be released in summer 2022.
Hollywood star Harrison Ford is reprising his role as the adventurer in the film, which is also set to star former Bond villain Mads Mikkelsen and Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller Bridge.
Leader of Scottish Borders Council, Shona Haslam says she hopes the film can help put the Borders on the map.
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Signs started to pop up on roads around the Leaderfoot viaduct, near Melrose yesterday (Friday), suggesting the region could have a starring role in the next blockbuster film.
The movie - to be directed by James Mangold - is to be the 78-year-old actor's final movie as the archaeologist and adventurer.
Mr Ford has been spotted in various areas of the North East of England, with dramatic film sets pictured at Bamburgh Castle and along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Pickering and Grosmont.
The movie is due to be released in cinemas in July next year.