Disney, the studio behind the new "Star Wars" films, had said
last week that Ford had hurt his ankle while filming at Pinewood
Studios on the outskirts of London.
Ford's publicist, Ina Treciokas, said in the statement that Ford
will begin rehabilitation shortly.
"He's doing well and looks forward to returning to work,"
Filming on the reboot of George Lucas' blockbuster "Star Wars"
franchise will continue on schedule while Ford recovers.
The actor is reprising his role as Han Solo in "Star Wars:
Episode VII," directed by J.J. Abrams and set for release in
It is the first of at least three new films that will continue
Lucas' saga after Disney purchased his production company,
Lucasfilm, in 2012 for $4.05 billion.
The film will also have original "Star Wars" actors Carrie
Fisher and Mark Hamill reprise their roles along with Ford. The
film will star Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Adam
Driver and Oscar Isaac.
(Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Editing by Patricia Reaney and Nick
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