‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Resumes Production After Harrison Ford Injury

J.J. Abrams shows off X-Wing fighter
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After taking a hiatus for several weeks from filming, J.J. Abrams has resumed production on “Star Wars: Episode VII” in the U.K.

The break was taken for holiday in August when many Europeans take time off, and also allowed for Harrison Ford to recover from the broken leg he suffered while filming in May. In July, Disney released a statement saying that production would pause “while adjustments to the current production schedule are made.”

Ford was recently seen at the “The Expendables 3” premiere walking without any help and looked in good shape to get back to filming. He also did his own ALS ice bucket challenge, standing on his own in shorts without a cast or crutch.

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Abrams is directing the pic which also stars John Boyega, Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley with Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher also reprising their roles of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, respectively.

“Star Wars: Episode VII” bows Dec. 18, 2015.

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  1. Faruk Sataki says:

    Extremely glad to read the lovely news. May the force be with Harrison, Mark, Carrie, John, Adam, Daisy and not forgetting JJ Abrams. Wishing you all the very best of luck.

    From

    Faruk Sataki :-)

  2. Mike Biddle says:

    Awesome news! Love Harrison Ford glad he’s back to work. Sometimes we take things for granted on set until an accident occurs, but it happens!

  3. AnonymousJokester says:

    Godspeed, JJ and crew!

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