Star Wars

Star Wars: Young Han Solo Role Has Officially Been Cast

Step aside Harrison Ford; there’s a new Han Solo piloting the Millennium Falcon.

EW is reporting that Hail, Caesar! actor Alden Ehrenreich has landed the coveted lead role in the upcoming Young Han Solo Star Wars spin-off. Ehrenreich, 26, beat out a large group of compeitotrs, including Miles Teller, Taron Egerton, Scott Eastwood, and Ansel Elgort.

The untitled spin-off will be directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street, The LEGO Movie) and written by Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back) and his son Jon. It’s currently scheduled to fly into theaters May 25, 2018.

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