It was reported that Harrison Ford was taken to the hospital after an ankle injury while filming the new Star Wars movie. The actor, 71, is taking back the Han Solo role, which he initially played in the first Star Wars movie in the year 1977.
An official Disney statement said that the injury took place on a set, during filing for Star Wars: Episode VII. About Ford, the statement mentioned:
“He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates.”
There was no official set location mentioned. Film production currently goes on in England and Abu Dhabi but we do not know where Ford was injured.
We also do not know exactly what happened. The Pinewood Studios have been notified and initial enquiries are currently made.