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Woody Harrelson Speaks Out About 'Star Wars' Role & Reveals Filming Schedule

Woody Harrelson is speaking out about his role in the upcoming Star Wars young Han Solo spin off.

The 55-year-old actor first confirmed the rumors that he would be playing Han Solo’s mentor Garris Shrike while stopping by Variety Studio during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

“I wouldn’t choose me,” Woody joked with People, when asked about his mentoring skills.

Woody also revealed that he would begin shooting the film this March.

The film’s directors, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller also spoke out about the news.

“We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody. His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique. He is also very good at ping pong,” they said in a statement.

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson Confirmed To Play Han Solo's Mentor In 'Star Wars' Spinoff!

Woody Harrelson has a new role!

The 55-year-old Hunger Games actor will play Han Solo’s mentor in the spinoff, Variety confirms. He revealed the news at the Variety Studio during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which you can watch below.

Alden Ehrenreich will star as Han Solo and the film will hit theaters May 25, 2018.

Pictured inside: Woody, his co-stars Laura Dern and Judy Greer, and their director Craig Johnson, attended the premiere of their film Wilson on Sunday (January 22) in Park City, Utah.


Woody Harrelson Reveals ‘Han Solo’ Role

FYI: Laura is wearing Bottega Veneta. Woody is wearing a J.Crew jacket.

10+ pictures inside from the premiere…More Here! »

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Woody Harrelson in Talks to Join the Cast of 'Star Wars' Young Han Solo Movie

Woody Harrelson is in very early talks to join the cast of the upcoming Star Wars young Han Solo movie, according to Variety.

The 55-year-old actor is reportedly the top choice to play Han Solo’s mentor in the spinoff.

Woody also famously played Katniss Everdeen’s mentor in The Hunger Games franchise.

Han Solo is set to be portrayed by Alden Ehrenreich while Donald Glover, who will be playing Lando Calrissian, and Emilia Clarke have also joined the cast.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are set to direct the movie which takes place prior to Star Wars: A New Hope.

The film is slated to hit theaters on May 25, 2018

Hailee Steinfeld Couldn't Stop Laughing on the Set of 'The Edge of Seventeen'

It sounds like Hailee Steinfeld had the best time shooting her latest film The Edge of Seventeen!

The 19-year-old actress and singer explained that she had a natural chemistry with co-star Woody Harrelson, while making an appearance on The Tonight Show.

“Thank God we developed such a natural banter between the two of us because I really feel that came through on screen. We had the best time together. He kept me on my toes the entire time,” Hailee said.

The two got along so well, they couldn’t stop laughing while filming!

Check out a hilarious blooper reel from the film below…

FYI: Hailee is wearing a N12H dress.

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'War of the Planet of the Apes' - Watch the First Official Trailer

The first official trailer for the upcoming movie War of the Planet of the Apes has been released and you can watch it here!

In the third chapter of the franchise, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Also starring in the movie are Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, and Terry Notary. The movie hits theaters on July 14.


War for the Planet of the Apes | Official Trailer
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Woody Harrelson Gets Some Practice in at World Chess Championship

Woody Harrelson makes a move during the World Chess Championship on Friday (November 11) at Fulton Market in New York City.

The 55-year-old actor was joined at the event by Adrian Grenier, as they met with some of the best chess players in the world.

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During the event, Woody, who is a skilled chess player, was employed to make the ceremonial first move in a match between two highly ranked contestants.

15+ pictures inside from the World Chess Championship…
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Woody Harrelson & James Marsden Kick Off New Orleans Film Festival 2016!

Woody Harrelson is all smiles while hitting the stage to speak at the New Orleans premiere of his latest film LBJ held during the opening night of the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival at The Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday (October 12) in New Orleans, La.

The 55-year-old actor was joined at the event by James Marsden, who came out to show his support as he received the Career Achievement award following the screening for the flick.

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Following the screening and award presentation, Woody and audience members formed a traditional second-line parade, marching through city streets from the Orpheum Theater to the opening night party at Palace Café, the flagship restaurant of Dickie Brennan & Co. renowned for its contemporary Creole cuisine.

10+ pictures inside of Woody Harrelson and James Marsden at the film festival…More Here! »

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