The official Star Wars site announced the casting of Emilia Clarke (30) of Game of Thrones fame for Han solo stand-alone movie.
StarWars.com is excited to announce that Clarke, known for her stirring portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, will join the upcoming untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie. Clarke’s role will round out a dynamic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will encounter on their adventures.
Clarke joins Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover — previously cast as Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, respectively — in the highly-anticipated film, which is set prior to the original Star Wars trilogy.
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We will follow this story as it develops and new details about Clarke’s role come to light.
As of yet untitled Han Solo stand-alone movie, directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller is set for release in May, 2018.