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It looks like we might have our new Han Solo…

April 14th, 2016 by Marc Comments


It looks like after all the guessing and, let’s be honest, praying, the new Han Solo has been found.

Deadline are reporting that Alden Ehrenreich is all but signed on.

The actor was among a lot of Hollywood’s best up and coming actors including Taron Egerton and Jack Reynor but it looks like the clear winner has presented himself.

The actor (below) will star in Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes movie and is currently best known for his role in Hail, Caesar!

We can at least a slight resemblance between Ehrenreich and Ford. What about you guys?

The Han Solo film, which Disney is slating for release on May 25th, 2018, will be directed The Lego Movie team of by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The picture will focus on Solo’s days before he linked up with the rebel alliance. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy is producing. Lawrence Kasdan is exec producing with Jason McGatlin. Kasdan — who wrote Star Wars pics The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi and The Force Awakens — scripted the new pic with his son Jon Kasdan.

'Hail, Caesar!' film premiere, Los Angeles, America - 01 Feb 2016

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….