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Alden Ehrenreich Lands Young Han Solo Movie Lead

Alden Ehrenreich Lands Young Han Solo Movie Lead

Alden Eihrenreich is the newest lead addition to the Star Wars franchise!

The 26-year-old Hail, Caesar! actor is in final negotiations for the lead role in Disney and Lucasfilm’s upcoming young Han Solo movie, THR reports.

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Alden was among 2,500 young men who auditioned for the part and had been on a short list for the role along with Taron Egerton and Jack Reynor.

The movie will be directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who directed 21 Jump Street and Lego Movie.

The young Han Solo spin-off is set to premiere in 2018.

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  • Juan Cocco

    wow there will truly never be another harrison. this guy is very ugly I’m sad about this casting he looks nothing like han and he has a pinched face smh who’s dick is he sucking??!!!

  • Marie Bunny Shepard

    Hmmm. He’s a really good actor (he was so perfect in Hail Cesar). But I would have preferred Ansel Elgort ! First, he look like a young Harrison, he’s funny (which is the whole point with Han Solo), he’s a good actor with a potential of growth, and also it would have been fun because Ansel is a DJ under the name of Ansolo… (For the slow mind : Ansel + Han Solo = Ansolo. His love for the character is definitely there) Too bad, it would have been a perfect fit in my opinion.

  • Mayra

    Dude, you have to watch Hail, Caesar! (he pretty much saved this dull film) to change your mind. He’s certainly not ugly (actually gorgeous) and has great potential and style. Give him a chance.

  • Juan Cocco

    Sorry sis he is fugly!!!! oh well I’m sure loads of people like mediocrity