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Old 11-30-2018, 06:59 AM
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Harrison Ford:

Becomes a breakout star in a supporting role, in the biggest hit of the year.
* Comes right back for the sequel, the biggest hit of its year.
* Returns for a sequel, the biggest hit of its year.

Stars in his own action-hero blockbuster, the biggest hit of the year.
* Comes right back for a sequel, the biggest hit of its year.
* Returns for a sequel, the biggest hit of its year.

Can be the leading man in an Oscar-caliber romantic comedy.
* Can also be the leading man in an Oscar-caliber drama.
* Can be the leading man as an ass-kicking President.

Starred in a TV-show adaptation to acclaim.
* Picked up as Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and rabid fans were cool with it.
* Went full circle, now top-billed in that first franchise: biggest hit of the year.

That’s kind of what Hollywood is all about, isn’t it?

Quintessential TV sitcom.