Harrison Ford Injured on "Star Wars: Episode VII" Set

Publicada Jueves Junio 12, 2014 3:55 PM GMT

It was a tough day at work for Harrison Ford. The actor was injured on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" on Thursday (June 12) and was taken to the hospital to treatment.

Disney released a statement to the press, which read the 71-year-old actor "sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."

A source told the Hollywood Reporter that Ford "was injured by the door of the Millennium Falcon, the spacecraft that his character pilots in the original films, and looks to be making a return in the sequel."

Harrison is reprising his role as Han Solo in the upcoming space oddessy, which also stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker.

Newcomers to the J.J. Abrams' flick include Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie. It's set to hit theaters on December 18, 2015.

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