It’s official! Woody Harrelson is in the new Han Solo spin-off movie.
The original Han Solo, Harrison Ford will not be returning to the role but now Hollywood’s one of the biggest badasses is officially cast as Han Solo.
After rumors about talks between LucasFilms and Woody Harrelson, it’s confirmed that he has been cast in the Han Solo spin-off.
LucasFilms and Disney announced the casting Wednesday morning via press release on StarWars.com. Here’s what the official statement reads:
“‘We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,’ directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller said in the release. ‘His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique.’ They also added, ‘He is also very good at ping pong.'”
Woody Harrelson will make a great addition to the cast along with Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke as the main female lead.
Han Solo Spin-off also includes several other fantastic actors in the cast Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Grover is the few.
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