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Harrison Ford in hospital after injuring ankle on 'Star Wars: Episode VII' shoot

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Harrison Ford injured his ankle while shooting "Star Wars: Episode VII," but shooting is scheduled to proceed as planned during his recovery, according to the Hollywood Reporter, citing a statement from Disney.

"Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII," the statement said. "He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."

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Ford is reprising his iconic role as Han Solo in the new Star Wars film, though little is known about the plot of the new film. Other stars of the original films are back, including Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew and more.

The film's new cast includes Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Adam Driver and Max von Sydow.

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