Harrison Ford Suffers Ankle Injury On 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set
Did Greedo’s offspring get their revenge? Or maybe Boba Fett got in a good shot! Maybe Chewie slacking in the sidekick department – because Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII.”
“Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’” Disney/Lucasfilm said in a statement to Access Hollywood on Thursday.
Despite the 71-year-old actor’s injury, filming on the highly anticipated film will not be stopped.
“He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates,” the statement about the actor who is reprising his Han Solo role continued.
“Star Wars: Episode VII,” directed by J.J. Abrams, opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.
-- Jesss Spero
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