‘Game of Thrones’ Star Emilia Clarke Joins the ‘Han Solo’ Spin-Off Movie

Nov 19, 2016


Today, Star Wars officially announced that the Mother of Dragons herself Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones, Terminator Genisys) had been cast in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie. The specifics on her unnamed character is being kept under wraps however the site goes onto say “Clarke’s role will round out a dynamic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will encounter on their adventures.” Other actresses up for the part included Kiersey Clemons (Dope, The Flash), Tessa Thompson (Creed, Thor: Ragnarak) and Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist, Game of Thrones) all ethnic minorities. Which makes it odd they went with Emilia Clarke? Never-the-less, Clarke joins Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover who was cast as young Han Solo and Lando respectively. 21 Jump Street & The Lego Movie director Phil Lord & Chris Miller are attached to direct the film.

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