Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars co-stars send well wishes amid hospitalization

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and more sent their love to actor as she was poised to spend a second night in the hospital after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest

The actor and writer Carrie Fisher was poised to spend a second night in a Los Angeles hospital on Saturday, as concerned friends and co-stars of the Hollywood star expressed hope she would make a full recovery.

Fisher, 60, was aboard an 11-hour flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday when she reportedly went into cardiac arrest.

After the aircraft landed, Fisher, best known as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, was rushed to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and placed in an intensive care unit.

The hospital declined to comment on her condition on Saturday, citing patient confidentiality laws. There were no further updates from relatives who spent Christmas Eve at her bedside.

Amid the uncertainty, well-wishers shared their prayers and hopes for Fishers recovery.

I am shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend, Fishers Star Wars co-star Harrison Ford, who played Han Solo opposite Fisher, said in a statement to the Associated Press.

The 74-year-old actor added: Our thoughts are with Carrie, her family and friends.

Others offered their hopes for the actors recovery on Twitter using the trending hashtag #MayTheForceBeWithHer.

Well-wishers included Fishers Star Wars co-stars Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, and Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker and said he and others were sending all our love.

Others Star Wars actors expressing sympathy for their hospitalized co-star where Anthony Daniels, who played C-3PO; Dave Prowse, who acted as Darth Vader; and Billy Dee Williams, who played Lando Calrissian.

Fisher had been in London filming the third season of the British television comedy Catastrophe and to promote her latest book, The Princess Diarist.

Fisher used he memoir, which recounts her behind-the-scenes experiences making the sci-fi blockbuster, to reveal how she and Ford had a secret affair.

It remains unclear precisely when and how Fisher became unwell on her flight to LA.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/dec/24/carrie-fisher-heart-attack-hospital-star-wars-co-stars-well-wishes

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