Now in his 10th decade, Williams had nothing left to prove and no obligation to score a new Indiana Jones film. For the first time, his forever-collaborator Steven Spielberg wasn’t even directing. So why get back in the saddle?
“Very frankly,” Williams says, “I thought to myself: Well, I really don’t want somebody else to do that. It was like when I was doing ‘Star Wars,’ you know. I thought: If I can possibly do it, I should try to do it.”
In other words: Just like Harrison Ford, no one else should wear that hat.
Full article at the Los Angeles Times (spoilers at the end)