HARRISON Ford was given a shout out by his Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill today as Indiana Jones fever sweeps Glasgow. 

Hamill, who is best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the sci-fi films, posted a series of Ford pictures on his social media, much to the delight of fans. 

It comes as parts of the city have been transformed into 1960s America for shooting of the fifth instalment of the Indiana Jones franchise, with it widely expected Ford will make an appearance in Glasgow in the coming weeks. 

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Writing on Twitter this afternoon, Hamill who has also appeared in Kingsman: The Secret Service and the Big Bang Theory, said: "SHOUT OUT to #HarrisonFord for no particular reason, other than he is the one and only #HarrisonFord." 

Ford, who will reprise his role as world-famous archaeologist Indiana Jones, featured alongside Hamill as Han Solo in the Star Wars saga. 

The Oscar-nominated actor is celebrating his 79th birthday today. 

The mention comes with Glasgow streets transformed into New York City and awash with America flags and regalia for the shooting of the flick. 

It's believed a major scene involving the 1969 ticker tape parade for astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins after they landed on the moon, will be filmed on the our city's streets.

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While it is not yet known if Ford or any of his co-stars - including Mads Mikkelsen - will appear in Glasgow, director James Mangold was today pictured walking through the city centre.