Actor John Hurt told BBC One the fourth installment of the popular adventure film franchise is scheduled to debut at the film festival next month.
Hurt plays Abner Ravenwood, Marion's father, in the movie, which is to open in theaters May 22. Marion was played by Karen Allen in the first Indiana Jones outing, "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
"I have nothing but good things to say about (Ford). He understands that whole franchise. He is that franchise," Hurt said.
The Cannes schedule will not be officially announced until later this month, the BBC said.
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