Harrison Ford Injury Could Delay Star Wars Episode VII

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Earlier this month, Harrison Ford was injured while filming Star Wars: Episode VII.

Follow-up reports claimed that Ford broke his ankle after tripping over the door of the Millenium Falcon (Coolest. Injury, Ever.), but would be back on his feet in no time.

Now it's looking like "no time" means six months and Ford's injury could mean the worst possible news imaginable for Star Wars fans: a delayed release date for Episode VII!!!

Turns out Ford broke his leg not his ankle, and sources on set say that Han Solo was to be the lead role in the movie, which means that filming may have to be delayed for half a year, unless the script is massively rewritten.

Insiders say an "emergency meeting" with writers and producers was held this morning to try and figure out a solution.

The rest of the Episode VII cast will reportedly continue filming scenes that don't require Ford's presence while JJ Abrams and company determine the best way to proceed.

Smart money says filming will simply be delayed until Ford recovers, and the film's original release date of December 18, 2015 will be pushed back.

Sure, it sucks but would you prefer to have Mark freakin' Hamill take over the hero role?

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