Originally posted by Variety.com

Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of Disney and Lucasfilm’s new “Star Wars” movie.

According to Disney, the 71-year-old actor was hospitalized after sustaining a bad ankle injury during filming on Wednesday.

“He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care,” the statement reads.

Ford was at Pinewood Studios in England when a hydraulic door reportedly fell down and hit him, possibly fracturing his ankle.

He was airlifted to a hospital shortly after the incident.

The J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Wars: Episode VII,” co-starring Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, will continue shooting at Pinewood Studios while ‘Han Solo’ gets treatment.

The new “Star Wars” movie also stars John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver and hits theaters December 18, 2015.


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