Lucasfilm Officially Confirms Woody Harrelson for Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff

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Lucasfilm is about to release a Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff and with it comes the confirmation of Woody Harrelson joining the cast. They closed the deal last week though the production is yet to reveal his character.

Harrelson appeared in more than 20 movies. Some of his most famous appearances are for the films Natural Born Killers, The Hunger Games, Now You See Me, and Zombieland, to name a few.

The directors of Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff– Phil Lord and Christopher Miller- confirmed the news on Tuesday, via Entertainment Weekly. The actor will also join the famous Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke in the anticipated movie.

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

Everything you need to know about the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff

Actor Alden Ehrenreich will play the role of the young Han Solo. The popular character and Chewbacca’s best friend appeared in most of the Star Wars films.

However, the standalone film will feature the adventures of smuggler turned hero with the latter and Lando. This is the time before they met Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.

This may be a part of the young actor’s preparation because a fan caught him having lunch with Harrison Ford. View the Twitter photo here.

The film title and the release date is yet to be available. But it might be out in cinemas next year.

All about Star Wars Episode VIII

In other news, the hype about the upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII has become more intense. A lot of speculation has been circulating the upcoming flick including Rey’s biological parents.

There have been many guesses as to who her mother and father are. But aside from that, the viewers are also excited to know the outcome of her conversation to Luke Skywalker.

Perhaps, fans will finally see the answer when Episode VIII arrives in big screens in December. Stay tuned for more news about the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff and the next episode of the new Star Wars trilogy here at Gosh TV.

ALSO READ: Here’s Why a Star Wars TV Show Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

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