Jun 23, 2021
Harrison Ford injures shoulder on Indiana Jones 5 film set
Harrison Ford has suffered a shoulder injury while rehearsing a fight scene for the latest Indiana Jones film. The Hollywood star has returned to the role of the all-action archaeologist at the age of 78.The fifth and final movie in the series has been filming in the UK in recent weeks and is due for release in 2022.Film studio Disney did not disclose the severity of Ford's injury, but said the filming schedule would be adjusted over "The coming weeks". While filming a Star Wars movie seven years ago, he was crushed by a hydraulic door of the Millennium Falcon, the craft piloted by his character Han Solo.He suffered a broken leg and had to be airlifted to hospital. It is 40 years since Ford first picked up the fedora hat and whip as Indiana Jones in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark.The fifth Indiana Jones instalment has long been in the making, due 14 years after 2008's Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. A Disney statement said: "In the course of rehearsing for a fight scene, Harrison Ford sustained an injury involving his shoulder."Production will continue while the appropriate course of treatment is evaluated, and the filming schedule will be reconfigured as needed in the coming weeks.
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