Holt the weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News is hosting a Sci-Fi Channel special, Mystery of the Crystal Skulls, which premieres this Sunday (May 18).
Holt explores the true history of the ancient relics, which are the focus of the new movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls.
Holt admits the jungle journey was a welcome departure from his more serious assignments, but there are a few tiny, terrifying things keeping him from being a true adventure hero.
He says, I had fantasy moments where I felt like Indiana, wearing khaki in the jungle, diving of cliffs. But Im a chicken when it comes to critters. In Belize, the critters sounded like roaring lions and screeching monkeys!
Holt admits its not in the cards for him to play the Harrison Ford role in an Indiana Jones sequel, as hes more accustomed to different creature comforts.
He says, Roughing it for me is a three-star hotel!
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