Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau is in hospital and will need 6 to 9 months to fully recover from multiple pelvic fractures and muscle / tendon injuries that were sustained from an accident while shooting a commercial in Thailand last week.
The accident happened when the horse Lau was riding threw him off and stepped on his back. He was flown back to Hong Kong for medical treatment last Wednesday evening.
There have been speculations by the local media on the extent of his injuries and the actor only spoke publicly today for the first time since the accident.
“I will fully comply with the recommendations of the medical team,” Lau wrote in his blog. “I know your pain will not be any less than mine. I will rest quietly and quickly get better!”
Lau was most recently seen in Zhang Yimou’s “The Great Wall“, in which he stars alongside Matt Damon. His upcoming projects include a concert and four films: Herman Yau’s “Shock Wave”, Adrian Kwan’s “Find Your Voice”, Stephen Fung’s “The Adventurers” and Wong Jing‘s “Chasing The Dragon“.
It is expected that Lau will be staying in hospital for another 6-8 weeks. We wish him a full and speedy recovery.