Casting Call: Young Han Solo actor search getting smaller

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The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the search for young Han Solo is narrowing. The The shortlist includes Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age of Extinction), and Taron Egerton (Eddie the Eagle). Over at Variety reporter Justin Kroll announced on Twitter that Blake Jenner (Everybody Wants Some) and Jack O’Connell (Unbroken) are also in the running.

As for story details it is unclear, but will deal with Solo’s Smuggling days and according to  Disney CEO Bob Iger in an announcement last week the film will also feature Chewbacca.

The Young Han Solo movie will be written by  Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Lego Movie) and is written by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan and is set to debut in theaters on May 25, 2018.

So who is on your short pick? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you.


  1. If I had to pick….. I’d go with Jack Reynor or Taron Egerton. Just my opinion though. I’d love to hear what the rest of the staff thinks though, lol.

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