Harrison Ford is said to be recovering well following an accident which left him with a broken leg on the set of the forthcoming Star Wars film. The 71-year-old star is returning as Han Solo, reportedly broke his leg in an incident with a door which he has had to have surgery for.
The accident happened during filming at Pinewood Studios. Ford was airlifted to hospital in Oxford last week after incident which police said involved a garage door. Rumours suggested it could have been the door of the Millennium Falcon.
Ford’s publicist said: “Harrison Ford’s left leg was broken in an accident. His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly. He’s doing well and looks forward to returning to work.”
The movie has been earmarked for release in December next year.