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Report: Millennium Falcon hit Harrison Ford during "Star Wars" filming

He has sustained an ankle injury


Prachi Gupta
June 13, 2014 12:50AM (UTC)

Han Solo has met an unlikely nemesis in the "Star Wars" galaxy -- his very own spaceship, the Millennium Falcon. Though they once used to be friends, the spaceship turned on actor Harrison Ford on Thursday, reports The Hollywood Reporter, sending Ford to a local hospital for an ankle injury. According to a source, the unsuspecting 71-year-old was injured by the door of the spacecraft.

Disney released a statement saying, "Harrison Ford 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." No word yet on whether the Millennium Falcon is equally damaged or why it betrayed Ford in such a devious manner.

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"Star Wars: Episode VII" is currently being filmed in London and will be released December 18, 2015.


Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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