Actor-comedian Ben Stiller is in New York City, recovering from a broken arm as a result of a snowboarding accident. He doesn't suffer from more serious injuries, it has been confirmed, and so he is expected to make a speedy recovery from the injury.
According to various reports, Ben was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital on Sunday, December 21 following the mishap. There he had top hand specialists treating his injury. He was released from the facility later that day.
A representative for Ben has confirmed the incident, saying in a statement, "I can confirm that he broke his hand snowboarding."
Ben Stiller, widely recognized for his role as Ted Stroehmann in "There's Something About Mary" (1998), will reprise his role as Larry Daley in "Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian". A sequel to "Night at the Museum", the film will be released in U.S. theaters on May 22, 2009.