Casting for the Han Solo spin-off movie was shortened down to just 12 names this week from an original list of 2,500 actors. The hot rumour at the moment is that Disney are looking to fast-track the casting for a potential cameo in the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is serving as an executive producer on the project, but it seems that he has no control over who will be taking on the role.
“I wish I had something to say, but I don’t,” he told Variety when they asked him about casting. “I haven’t turned my attention to that.”
Abrams then gave jokingly some advice for the lucky winner: “Watch Raiders of the Lost Ark. It’ll all be right there.”
Who would you like to see as Han Solo? Let us know in the comments below. You can listen to the Flickering Myth Podcast’s views on the casting choices below:
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Han Solo: A Star Wars Story will be directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The LEGO Movie).