|Rising star for STAR WARS: Alden Ehrenreich. Image: STARWARS.COM|
It was the worst kept secret in Hollywood for months, but London ultimately became the place where STAR WARS fans were finally give the official LUCASFILM confirmation that Alden Ehrenreich had beaten out thousands of hopefuls and been selected to play Han Solo in the so-far untitled action adventure with humour/origins story for Han Solo's early years, and the start of his unique friendship with Chewbacca, from the pen of Larry Kasdan and his son. As the pre-production phase begins, STAR WARS AFICIONADO sends out congratulations to Alden and the movie team and wishes them success with what's to come- all of them must surely feel a huge weight and responsibility to get this one dead right story-wise and tonally.
|An early teaser shot on the Falcon set, presumably from the screen test. Image: Chris Miller/TWITTER.|
Introducing Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo at Star Wars Celebration 2016 - YouTube
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|At the Celebration 2016 event's Future Filmmaker's Panel.|
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