The young Han Solo spin-off is a go, as Lucasfilm find their actor

Which young actor has picked up the role?

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Published Thu, May 5 2016 10:49 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

Announced last year, the spin-off Han Solo film had many questioning just who in the world had the acting chops to step into the shoes of Harrison Ford. Nearly a year later the answer is here.

The young Han Solo spin-off is a go, as Lucasfilm find their actor | TweakTown.com

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 26 year old American actor Alden Ehrenreich is in final negotiations to star as Han Solo in the unnamed upcoming film, which will be directed by 'The Lego Movie' and '22 Jump Street' duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Ehrenreich last stole the screen in the Coen Brothers 2015 comedy 'Hail Caesar!'.

The film is expected to hit screens at the end of 2018.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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