Harrison Ford

Actor Harrison Ford attends "The Expendables 3" premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival. (Ian Gavan / Getty Images / May 18, 2014)

Harrison Ford suffered an ankle injury while filming “Star Wars: Episode VII” and is receiving treatment at a local hospital.

Disney issued the following statement:

“Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates.”