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‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Casts Alden Ehrenreich as Young Han Solo

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by Britt Hayes 19 hours ago
Universal
Following recent rumors that he had emerged as the front runner to play young Han Solo in the untitled Star Wars Story spinoff, Alden Ehrenreich has reportedly secured the role in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming film. The news comes one day after Star Wars Day, May 4, when Miller shared a photo featuring Han Solo’s famous blaster gun, which seemed to indicate that a casting announcement might be imminent.

Chris Miller Teases Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff With New Image

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
Lucasfilm
We still don’t know exactly who will be filling Harrison Ford’s iconic shoes in the role of young Han Solo, and it may still be a while before Lucasfilm makes the casting official. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are currently in pre-production on the untitled spinoff, and to celebrate Star Wars day, Miller has shared an image teasing a very familiar-looking sidekick.

LEGO ‘Star Wars’ TV Series ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Gets New Trailer, Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2016 @ 1:52 PM
LEGO / Disney XD
As revealed in the video, Nicolas Cantu will play young Force-sensitive Rowan, joined by Glee alum Vanessa Lengies as eldest sister Kordi, and current Arrow star Eugene Byrd as ace pilot brother Zander. Lucasfilm sound editor (and General Grievous’ actual voice) will play the family’s reprogrammed battle droid R0-GR.

Dave Franco Talks Young Han Solo Audition Process

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by Britt Hayes April 17, 2016 @ 12:34 PM
Lisa Maree Williams, Getty Images / Lucasfilm
A few months back it was reported that Disney was looking at over 200 actors for the role of young Han Solo in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Star Wars spinoff, narrowing the list down to 12 names, including Miles Teller and Neighbors star Dave Franco. That shortlist has become even shorter, with Hail, Caesar! star Alden Ehrenreich reportedly emerging as the frontrunner, while guys like Franco and Teller are now off the table. A new interview with Franco basically confirms this, as the actor opens up about the audition process and the difficulties of finding the right person to step into Harrison Ford’s iconic shoes.

‘Hail, Caesar!’ Star Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Star as Young Han Solo

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by Britt Hayes April 13, 2016 @ 9:25 PM
Universal
After months of speculation and shortlists featuring everyone from Miles Teller to Taron Egerton, it looks like we may have a frontrunner for the role of young Han Solo in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Star Wars prequel / spinoff. Alden Ehrenreich, the charming breakout star of the Coen brothers’ Hail, Caesar! has reportedly emerged as the top pick, edging out his fellow Han Solo hopefuls for the highly-coveted role.

Who Are Rey’s Parents? Daisy Ridley Knows and Says It’s Not Even That Important

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by Mike Sampson April 11, 2016 @ 10:14 AM
Lucasfilm
One of the biggest questions (of many) to come out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was, Who are Rey’s parents? Much is made in the film of Rey being an orphan and left behind on Jakku with Unkar Plutt, slowly counting down the days until her family...

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Breakdown: New Droids, Deathtroopers and Mon Mothma!

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by ScreenCrush Staff April 7, 2016 @ 8:49 AM
Lucasfilm
You’ve probably seen the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that debuted earlier this morning. If not (or if you just want to watch it again), you can see it here. So now that the initial shock and excitement has worn off, it’s time to do...