Blake Lively injured during production of 'The Rhythm Section'

Blake Lively attends the premiere of "Paint It Black" at the Museum of Modern Art on Monday, May 15, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP)

Production has been halted on the action-thriller film "The Rhythm Section" after actress Blake Lively was injured on set.

Producers said in a statement Monday that Lively hurt her hand while performing an action sequence. Filming was temporarily suspended. Producers said it would resume as soon as possible.

Lively plays a woman seeking revenge after her family is killed in a plane crash. Jude Law also stars. The adaptation of the Mark Burnell novel is set for release in 2019.

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