Newswire: British government sues Force Awakens producers over Harrison Ford’s leg

Despite having full knowledge of the endless bureaucratic machinations involved when you take an issue before the Galactic Senate, the British Government has decided some things are worth the legal headache—specifically, Harrison Ford’s leg. You may recall when Ford’s ankle was broken during filming of the $2 billion-and-counting box office behemoth Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it looked like the Millennium Falcon had taken revenge for all those times Han Solo had pushed it to lightspeed before it was ready. We all wondered when someone would stand up for the rights of famous actor’s legs. (“First they came for Harrison Ford’s leg, and I did nothing,” and so on.) Well, fret no more: Variety reports the British government has filed criminal charges against the producers of the film, claiming the on-set accident violated safety regulations.

Specifically, the government’s charging Disney subsidiary Foodles Production …

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