Harrison Ford `doing well` after leg surgery

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 20, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Los Angeles: Harrison Ford, who broke his left leg during the `Star Wars: Episode VII` shooting, has completed surgery and is doing well.

Ford is reprising his role as Han Solo in the sci-fi movie, suggest reports.

"His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly. He`s doing well and looks forward to returning to work," said a statement from his representative.

The actor was injured on Thursday, June 12.

According to a source, the actor was injured by the door of the Millennium Falcon, the spacecraft that his character pilots in the original films. The spaceship looks to be making a return in the sequel.

Shooting will continue in Ford`s absence. He is likely to miss as many as eight weeks of filming due to the injury.