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Harrison Ford hospitalised after crashing his plane on golf course

2 hours ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Actor known for roles in Indiana Jones, Blade Runner and Star Wars films reportedly conscious and breathing after crashing small plane on golf course in California

Harrison Ford has been injured and hospitalised after crashing a small plane onto a golf course near Los Angeles.

The 72-year-old actor suffered “moderate” injuries after crashing the vintage two-seater plane he was piloting on to the green at Penmar golf course near Santa Monica’s municipal airport on Thursday afternoon.

At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.

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- Rory Carroll in Los Angeles

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Flashback: Harrison Ford Talks About Flying With Caution in ‘99

7 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Despite nearly two decades of experience piloting aircrafts, Harrison Ford was forced to crash-land his vintage World War II single-engine plane into a Venice, Calif. golf course on Thursday.

The 72-year-old actor is an accomplished pilot, and has played a pilot -- or former pilot -- in a number of films including The Expendables 3, Air Force One, and the original Star Wars trilogy.

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Ford even starred in two films involving miraculous escapes from plane crashes. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom he uses an inflatable life raft to escape from a plane that is set to crash into a mountain range. In the romantic drama Six Days, Seven Nights, the plane Ford is piloting crashes onto a remote island, leaving him and his passengers stranded.

In 1999, Et talked to Ford who talked about being cautious while flying. The star said, "You just forewarn »

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Harrison Ford Hospitalized After Crashing Plane

11 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

A plane piloted by Harrison Ford crashed at a Venice, Calif. golf course Thursday afternoon, Et confirms.

The 72-year-old actor was flying solo when the small, vintage two-seater fighter plane malfunctioned, forcing the actor to crash land at the Penmar Golf Course. An eyewitness who helped pull Ford from the plane tells Et that the actor was visibly injured.

News: Harrison Ford Returning For 'Blade Runner' Sequel

The Los Angeles Fire Department confirms that a small aircraft crashed at the golf course near the Santa Monica airport. Lafd Assistant Chief Patrick Butler said the actor suffered moderate trauma and was taken to the hospital in fair to moderate condition.

NBC reports Ford was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Ford's son Ben tweeted an update on his father's condition from the hospital.

At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly »

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Plane piloted by Harrison Ford crash lands

11 hours ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Harrison Ford crash landed a plane he was piloting onto a California golf course. NBC News is reporting the actor was conscious when he was found and sustained cuts to his head, but has been stabilized, taken to a hospital and has been described as in fair to moderate condition.

Ford was solo piloting a vintage World War II training plane, according to NBC, and clipped several branches shortly after take off, forcing him to make an emergency landing.

Ford finished filming Star Wars Episode VII back in October of 2014, but he just confirmed that he would be returning to a Blade Runner sequel directed Denis Villeneuve, calling the script “the best thing he’s ever read”.

More updates as they come in.

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Harrison Ford injured in plane crash by Jennie Kermode - 2015-03-05 23:42:53

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Ford flying a plane in Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was rushed to hospital this evening after the plane he was flying crashed onto a golf course in Venice, California. He was given immediate help to stabilise his injuries by two doctors who happened to be playing on the course.

Ford was initially described as being in critical condition but doctors now say that his injures are moderate. He had lacerations to his face and is thought to have bone fractures, possibly in the leg he injured last June after an accident with the Millennium Falcon on the set of Star Wars Episode 7. Ford's work on that film is now believed to be complete but he has been expected to appear in two further sequels and he recently thrilled fans by announcing that he was signing up to make a Blade Runner sequel.

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- Jennie Kermode

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Harrison Ford recovering after plane crash

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The 72-year-old actor was recuperating in hospital on Thursday night after the light aircraft he was piloting crash-landed on a public golf course in southern California.

Ford had lifted off from Santa Monica Airport shortly after 2pm on Thursday when the vintage Second World War plane he was flying experienced engine failure.

The actor had turned back before bringing the craft down on Penmar Golf Course in Venice, sustaining what his publicists later told reporters were non life-threatening injuries.

The actor, who was flying solo when the incident happened, had got out of the plane on a fairway by the time first responders reached the crash site.

By Thursday evening Ford’s son Ben tweeted: “At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.”

Ford will be seen later this year in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens »

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What 'Blade Runner 2' Can Learn From Successful Sci-Fi Sequels

4 March 2015 12:30 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

In case there was any doubt as to whether anything in this whole goddamn world was sacred, news that the long-mooted sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi touchpoint "Blade Runner" was actually moving ahead emerged last week to answer that with a resounding, "Yeah, no." In the days since, we have gone back and forth — hope is trying valiantly to trump experience — in regards whether this can possibly amount to anything good. First, we have the major boon that the directing reins have been handed to Denis Villeneuve, a truly original filmmaker whose last film, the eerie "Enemy," indicates his comfort with ambiguity, while the rain-washed aesthetic of his previous thriller, "Prisoners," and its tone of dread and fatalism are reminiscent of the original "Blade Runner" on a more surface level.  Moreover, we'll mostly glad it's anyone but Scott whose recent efforts — "Exodus: Gods and Kings," "The »

- Jessica Kiang

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Chappie's Dev Patel and director Neill Blomkamp go behind the science of sentient robots

4 March 2015 8:47 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Artificial intelligence – and its close link to the essence of humanity – is one of cinema’s favourite topics. There are tons of films about robots with varying degrees of sentience. 2001: A Space Odyssey, I, Robot, The Terminator, Blade Runner, Her, Wall-e, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence are just a few of them. The list could go on and on.

Two upcoming films join the growing list, tackling this exact topic: Ex Machina, starring Star Wars newcomersDomhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac, and this weekend’s Neill Blomkamp film, Chappie.

Chappie stars Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev PatelSigourney WeaverHugh Jackman, and regular Blomkamp collaborator Sharlto Copley as the titular sentient robot Chappie.

Blomkamp, Patel, and the Chappie crew go behind the science of artificial intelligence in the below two featurettes. Check them out below, and make sure to catch the film by the South African-Canadian director on Friday, March 6!


- Sasha James

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House of Cards: Ep. 3.01 to 3.06 show new sides to old characters

3 March 2015 6:00 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Claire Underwood

House of Cards, Season 3, Episodes 1-6

Premiered on Friday, February 27th on Netflix Instant

After a whirlwind second season ending with Frank Underwood in office as the President of the United States and the fate of both Rachel Posner and Douglas Stamper unclear after the former’s attack of the latter, season three has a high-stakes tone to maintain. Fortunately, the first half of the season is very watchable, remaining appropriately dramatic without being transparent and avoiding the stumbling block many political dramas face of putting too much dependence on ridiculous standards of practice within the halls of power. With that being said, Fema has tweeted about the new season, stating, “Hey, Frank Underwood: We’re not on board with claiming your own emergencies. #HouseofCards” in regards to the character’s twist on the Stafford Act. However some drama-for-the-sake-of-drama is to be expected and so far in season three, »

- Richelle Charkot

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Film Nerd 2.0 digs into the notion of 'what is appropriate' between the PG and R

2 March 2015 9:45 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's been a strange couple of weeks of films with the boys. First, we had a period of almost three weeks where I didn't get to see them because of all sorts of different scheduling issues. The hardest part of adjusting to life as a divided family is making my peace with the very different way the kids and I spend time together now. I've gone from having hours with them every day to having a handful of hours every couple of weeks. It makes time feel much more precious, but it can add a layer of stress, as well, because I'm constantly aware of the ticking clock. I know the boys feel it, too. We talk when I don't see them, but it's not the same. You try having a serious conversation on the phone with a seven-year-old. It's just not satisfying, no matter what. Kids today don't really »

- Drew McWeeny

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10 Best Point And Click Video Game Adventures Ever

1 March 2015 5:31 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Revolution Software

Like all great genres in gaming, the point and clicker came to life in relatively slow fashion, with players getting their first lateral workout around the time On-Line Systems – the artist soon to be known as Sierra – opened the doors to their Mystery House in 1980. This was soon followed up by the likes of Wizard And The Princess and Kings Quest.

By the time LucasArts joined the party at the end of the decade with their own spook house romp, Maniac Mansion, the typing command menu of yore had a new rival in the now familiar mouse-controlled interface.

The advent of the nineties saw the genre enter its halcyon phase, with LucasArts and Sierra launching a number of enduring franchises, along with other developers trying to emulate this success by creating their own bigger and better adventures. Be it by unleashing the dialogue-based adventure upon us (The Longest »

- Shaun Davis

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Blade Runner 2: 10 Questions That Need Answering

28 February 2015 3:45 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Friday was a big news day for Blade Runner fans: not only was it confirmed that Harrison Ford would return as Rick Deckard – the antihero at the centre of Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi masterpiece – for a Blade Runner sequel, but it was revealed that Denis Villeneuve, director of Prisoners and Enemy, was coming on board to helm the new film.

With this came the announcement that the screenplay – by original Blade Runner co-writer Hampton Fancher, along with Green Lantern screenwriter Michael Green – was ready to go, and that the film would begin shooting some time next year.

Now is going to be a time rife with speculation. After fans have first got past the fury they might feel over Blade Runner getting a sequel at all (the questions of “was there any need?” and “why does Ridley Scott keep doing this to his own films?” need to be out of »

- Brogan Morris

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Best of the Week: 'Birdman' Wins Best Picture, Pee-wee Herman Gets a 'Big Holiday' at Netflix and More

28 February 2015 12:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

The Important News Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Whiplash won the most Oscars this year. Pee-wee Herman's next movie will debut on Netflix. Steven Spielberg is down to direct Chris Pratt as Indiana Jones. Taron Egerton might play a young Han Solo. Disney is retelling the first six Star Wars movies in Lego form. Hugh Jackman wants to play Wolverine forever. Arnold Schwarzenegger will play the Terminator forever. The next movie Spider-Man might not be Peter Parker. Denis Villeneuve is directing Blade Runner 2. Rob Schrab is directing The Lego Movie 2. Malcolm D. Lee is directing Barbershop 3. Richard Linklater is directing an adaptation of Where'd You Go Bernadette. The Ghostbusters reboot will be...

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- Christopher Campbell

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Film Casting: Blade Runner 2, Brewster’S Millions, Leonardo DiCaprio in The Crowded Room

27 February 2015 5:19 PM, PST | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Blade Runner 2, Brewster’s Millions, The Crowded Room, and other movies have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change. The Correspondence Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) has joined the previously announced Jeremy [...]

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- Rollo Tomasi

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Harrison Ford Joins Blade Runner Sequel

27 February 2015 2:15 PM, PST | | See recent Filmonic news »

Yeah, you heard that right, Harrison Ford is now officially set to return to the role of Rick Deckard in the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) is in negotiations to direct the film. The sequel is scheduled to start shooting next year in the summer so by the time it’s out we might […]

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Blade Runner 2 Nabs a Director & Harrison Ford Confirmed to Star

27 February 2015 1:07 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

While we've known for a little while that Blade Runner 2 was coming it looks like the studios are making big strides moving the production forward as they've found a director for the project and Harrison Ford is officially set to return!  Come inside to learn more.  

The news came in last night (thanks to The Wrap initially), that Alcon Entertainment is ready to get the ball rolling on the Blade Runner sequel as they've hired Denis Villeneuve (who most recently directed Prisoners and Sicario) to direct the feature.  Better yet, Harrison Ford has been confirmed to reprise his original role of Deckard and will star in the film.  Alcon's executives had this to say about the annoucnement:

“We are honored that Harrison is joining us on this journey with Denis Villeneuve, who is a singular talent, as we experienced personally on ‘Prisoners.’ Hampton and Michael, with Ridley Scott, have crafted »

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Harrison Ford Will Return For the Blade Runner Sequel

27 February 2015 12:15 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

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Movie News: 'Blade Runner 2' Confirms Harrison Ford and Director; See New 'Spectre' Images and Video

27 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Blade Runner 2: Harrison Ford will star in the sequel to 1982's Blade Runner. Ford will reprise his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard; the story will take place several decades after the events in the original movie. Veteran Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Enemy, Prisoners) is in talks to direct, with production set to begin in the summer of 2016. [Heat Vision]   Jurassic World: New photos from Jurassic World reveal star Chris Pratt, director Colin Trevorrow, and … velociraptors. The movie will stomp into theaters on June 12. [Empire Magazine via]   The Deep Blue Good-by: Academy Award-nominated Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) is in talks to star opposite Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-by. Adapted from a novel by...

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Harrison Ford confirmed for Blade Runner sequel

27 February 2015 11:18 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Wake up! Time for a sequel! 

We knew Ridley Scott was working on a sequel to Blade Runner. Since the first rumors, few details emerged, but it seemed to have been worth the wait. Variety confirmed that a sequel is indeed in the works, with actor Harrison Ford back as replicant hunter Deckard. Phew! The sequel is meant to take place several decades after the events of the first one, which was set in the very near future 2019 Los Angeles.

However, Ridley Scott will not be back in the director's chair. Considering his latest efforts, it may not be such a bad thing for him to take a break, especially as his heir apparent is Quebec director Denis Villeneuve! Ridley will produce the film along with Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson, who noted Villeneuve's "singular talent". 

After Enemy and Prisoners, Villeneuve's next big American movie will be Sicario with Amy Adams and Benicio del Toro, »

- Valérie Bourdeau

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Movie News - Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner sequel

27 February 2015 10:26 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Movie News - 72-year old actor Harrison Ford is back for the 'Blade Runner' sequel. Ford, who played the character of Rick Deckard in the 1982 original, will return to the role in the screenplay written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green and directed by 'Prisoners' filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. Producers Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson said in a joint statement: ''We are honoured that Harrison is joining us on this journey with Denis Villeneuve, who is a singular talent, as we experienced personally on 'Prisoners'.'' The much-anticipated film will also see the return of Ridley Scott, who will produce the sci-fi sequel alongside Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. The statement added: ''Hampton and Michael, with Ridley Scott, have crafted a uniquely potent and faithful sequel to one of the most universally celebrated films of all time, and we couldn't be more thrilled with this amazing, »

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