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Hugh Jackman On Taron Egerton Possibly Playing Young Han Solo: 'He's Capable Of Anything'

Hugh Jackman On Taron Egerton Possibly Playing Young Han Solo: 'He's Capable Of Anything'

Hugh Jackman is all smiles while attending a special screening and press conference for his latest film Eddie The Eagle held at the Royal Monceau Hotel on Monday (March 21) in Paris, France.

The 47-year-old actor was joined by his co-star Taron Egerton and their director Dexter Fletcher as they sat down for a special Q&A following the screening of the flick.

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Hugh recently opened up about his thoughts on Taron, 26, possibly playing Han Solo in the next Stars Wars film.

“It’s big shoes to fill. Here is what I can tell you about Taron. After watching him in Kingsman and then seeing him on-set doing Eddie The Eagle, which Eddie The Eagle itself I would say there are very few actors who can pull that role off, but being able to do both, I think he’s capable of anything. By the way, if its a musical of Han Solo, he can sing too, and I am also Taron‘s agent.”


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  • Anna

    Hugh is so cute! Love Taron too, can’t wait for Kingsman 2.

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