When Disney bought the rights to the Star Wars movie franchise, they announced that they were not only bringing us new instalments of the original Star Wars movies, but they were also going to bring us a number of spinoff films. One of the most talked about Star Wars spinoff movies, is the planned Han Solo origins film, with a number of actors already being linked to the role.
Well, now it appears that auditions for the role of the young Han Solo in the Star Wars spinoff movies have already been underway, with around 2500 people auditioning for the role. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, a lot of big name Hollywood stars have put themselves forward for the role and auditioned to play Han Solo.
Ed Westwick is best known for playing the role of Chuck Bass in the hit television series Gossip Girl and it looks like he now has his sights set on the biggest role of his career. Meanwhile, Tom Felton will forever be remembered as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies but he too wants to land the most sought after role in Hollywood. As for Logan Lerman, he has enjoyed a steady rise in Hollywood over the years and is one of the most exciting young talents in the industry. Could he be our new Han Solo?
Other names being reported to have auditioned for the role of young Han Solo in the Star Wars spinoff movie include the likes of Ansel Elgort, Joshua Sasse, Nick Robinson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Miles Teller, Dave Franco, Hunter Parrish, Colton Haynes, and Jack Reynor. Some pretty impressive names in there.
Which actor do you think would be perfect as a young Han Solo?