Woody Harrelson in Talks To Appear In Han Solo Spinoff

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Continuing the Star Wars Anthology series after the incredible success of Rogue One, it seems that the Han Solo spinoff wants Woody Harrelson for a major role.

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 09: ***EXCLUSIVE ACCESS*** Actor Woody Harrelson from the film "Battle in Seattle" poses for a portrait in the Chanel Celebrity Suite at the Four Season hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival 2007 on September 9, 2007 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Matt Carr/Getty Images)

Woody Harrelson (Now You See Me 2, The Hunger Games) is being called the top choice to play mentor to the young Han Solo played by Alden Ehrenreich. Phil Lord and Chris Miller are directing with Kathleen Kennedy and Allison Shearmur set to produce the film which currently has a release date of May 25, 2018. Harrelson previously worked with Shearmur on The Hunger Games films.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story the first of the anthology of films set in the Star Wars universe but not part of the numbered sequels has already made $800 Million worldwide and that is figure is set to rise as the film continues to play in cinemas.

SOURCE: Variety.com