Today, it was first revealed by PageSix.com than confirmed by Deadline that The Coen Brothers dramedy Hail! Caeser star Alden Ehrenreich has finally been cast in the coveted role of Han Solo (Originally portrayed by Harrison Ford) in A Star Wars Story: Han Solo. Alden Ehrenreich beat out the role of Han Solo from fan favorites Taron Egerton (Kingsman) and Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad). Along with beating out Miles Teller (Divergant Series) and Jack Reynor (Transformers: Extinction). He is the first cast member to be cast in the upcoming origin story. This will also be the second ‘Star Wars Story’ films to be released after this years Rogue One. Han Solo is also expected to make a cameo in Star Wars: Rogue One as well..
A Star Wars Story: Han Solo will be directed by the 21 Jump Street directing duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord. The duo jumped ship on DC Comics The Flash and MIB 23 (23 Jump Street) in order to make to Han Solo for Disney.
A Star Wars Story: Han Solo hits December 2018