Alden Enrehreich Will Play Young Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VIII

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Alden Ehrenreich, who will play Han Solo, attends the Star Wars Celebration 2016 at ExCel on July 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
Photo: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty

Star Wars has officially cast its young Han Solo: Alden Enrehreich will play a young version of the beloved character that Harrison Ford brought to life. [Variety]

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