George Lucas has told Access Hollywood's Maria Menounos he is pushing to get Sean Connery to appear in Indiana Jones 4. The interview airs on Access Hollywood, Friday, June 9, 2006 (Log on to AccessHollywood.com to check local time and station).

Thursday night at Hollywood's Kodak Theater, the American Film Institute honored Connery, the Oscar winning actor, with the Life Achievement Award. Legendary director, Lucas, was among those there to honor Connery.

Despite reports that Connery is retired, Lucas told Menounos last night, "I would love him to be in the next 'Indiana Jones'...maybe I can push him into it." When asked if he knew whether or not Connery wanted to appear in the film, Lucas said, "I think he does."

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Lucas jokingly added, "We are writing him in whether he wants to do it or not."

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