Indiana Jones is returning and people are savagely mocking Harrison Ford's age

It's happening. Disney has confirmed that Harrison Ford will be returning for a fifth instalment of the Indiana Jones franchise.

However, with a pencilled in release date of July 2019, many people have wondered whether a then 77-year-old Ford will quite be up to the task - or just how much director Steven Spielberg will have to adapt the script in that light of that fact.

Some questioned the real motives of making yet another film

And whether the fourth instalment is perhaps something to do with it

But there was clearly one thing on most people's minds: Ford's age

And lots of people were mocking Ford

Then some people brought them back into line...

Even questioning Hollywood's supposed double-standards

Make ageist jokes at your peril

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