Ford broke leg on Star Wars set

Published Thursday, 19 June 2014
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

Harrison Ford broke his leg following an accident on the set of the new Star Wars film, his publicist has confirmed.

Ford broke leg on Star Wars set
Harrison Ford is "doing well" after his surgery. (© Getty)

The 71-year-old was originally thought to have damaged his ankle during the incident at Pinewood Studios last week.

The star, who is reprising his role as Han Solo in the popular series, was airlifted to hospital from the set after the accident.
Ford's publicist said he is "doing well" after surgery on his left leg and he is looking forward to returning to work on the film.

"Harrison Ford's left leg was broken in an accident," his publicist said. "His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly. He's doing well and looks forward to returning to work."

Ford has been in the UK working on Episode VII of the series with director JJ Abrams.

Production on the film began last month, with original cast members of the Star Wars Trilogy Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher also joining Ford.

The movie is set to be released in December next year.

© UTV News
Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
Mobo Awards Highlights Show
22 October - 11:10 pm

Mobo Awards Highlights Show

Live coverage of this year's MOBO Awards host...

Scott and Bailey
22 October - 9:00 pm

Scott and Bailey

A body on the moors leads Janet and Chris to ...

B. H. MARTIN
There is only one film that everyone is talking about, and that is gripping British thriller '71.
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Lynda Bellingham: 1948-2014
Mon 20 October 2014
Ryder Cup 2014 - Day One
Fri 26 September 2014
The X Factor: Judges
Fri 03 October 2014