A Han Solo has been FOUND!
Alden Ehrenreich is in final negotiations to be the iconic character, after beating out 2,500 young men met for the project. So who’d he wield his acting chops over? Kingsman actor Taron Egerton and Transformers: Age of Extinction’s Jack Reynor, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Brooklyn breakout Emory Cohen were among those on the shortlist in earlier rounds. Sorry, guys (especially you, Miles. This must have been a big blow to your ego).
Ehrenreich will be taking over the Han Solo mantle from Harrison Ford, and while the Hail, Caesar! Breakout isn’t too green, he’s definitely not a household name…yet. Look what Star Wars did for Daisy Ridley!
Ehrenreich must be elated! Congrats, dude.