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Alden Ehrenreich Is Front-Runner for Young Han Solo Role

Alden Ehrenreich Is Front-Runner for Young Han Solo Role

Alden Ehrenreich has emerged as the front-runner for the role of Young Han Solo in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars movie, Deadline reports.

The 26-year-old actor is likely to land the role following recent screen tests.

The pool of possible actors for the part had been narrowed down to a shortlist including Taron Egerton and Jack Reynor, but sources with knowledge of the secretive casting process said that Alden gave an impressive performance that now puts him at the front of the pack.

The film is set to be released on May 25th, 2018.

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