Shortlist for young Han Solo revealed

Discussion in 'Star Wars' started by Skywalker, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. JD

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    Yeah, I've been assuming the whole reason Lando is in this is because we're going to see Han winning the Falcon from him. I'm curious if this is going to be kind of a big backstory/origin story biography type of thing covering his whole life up to the beginning of A New Hope, or if it's going to just be a single story that is set at one point before ANH.
     
  2. Reverend

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    I'll be surprised if the whole story is about getting the Falcon, though I'm sure that'll be in there somewhere. Given the cost savings involved in simply reusing the sets they already built for TFA, I'd say there's a slightly better chance that it'll happen fairly early on. Who knows, maybe that's how Han & Lando first meet: across the sabbac table?

    Not sure about the timing, but it seems Lando already lost the Falcon by the time he shows up in SWR, which is roughly 4 or 5 years before. That said, Alden Ehrenreich is in his mid-to-late 20's so if he's playing Han at around the same age that would place it right around that time. Who knows, maybe the movie happens right before Lando goes to Lothal? Another possibility is that we'll see the Battle of Taanab?
     
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    Sounds good to me. I enjoyed Hamish in The Hunger Games franchise.
     
  5. Captaindemotion

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    I hope Woody is playing the bartender in the Mos Eisley Cantina. Where everybody knows your name. And doesn't like your kind.
     
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    There would be a entirely added joke to that if Mark Allen Shepherd played one of the customers.
     
  7. Captaindemotion

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    Plus John Ratzenberger reprising his rebel commander from ESB
     
  8. marillion

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    The possibilities are endless! :D
     
  9. Venardhi

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    Word is that the Lando role is significant enough that the next season of Glover's TV show is being put off til 2018.