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OTRC: Harrison Ford 'Star Wars' injury: actor 'doing well' after surgery on broken leg

After breaking his left leg on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," Harrison Ford is "doing well," according to his spokesperson.

In a statement to ABC News, Ford's rep updated the outlet on the 71-year-old actor's injury and said, "His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly. He's doing well and looks forward to returning to work."

Ford, who is reprising his iconic role as Han Solo in the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel, was taken to a hospital in Oxford, England. The film is shooting at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, England and Disney confirmed to ABC News that "Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."

It was initially reported that Ford broke his ankle and The Hollywood Reporter wrote on June 12 that the actor was injured by the door of the Millennium Falcon, however that has not been confirmed.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams addressed rumors about the Millennium Falcon, which is piloted by Ford's Han Solo character in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, being in the movie in early June.

It was also announced earlier this month that Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie have been cast in the film. However, details of their roles were not announced.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" is set to hit theaters on Dec. 18, 2015.

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