StarWars fans Wait for young han solo
LOS ANGELES: The new, young Han Solo says he has “a good feeling about this” in a trailer for
reversing one of the best-known catchphrases in the sci-fi movie franchise.
Yet fans are watching to see if a little-known actor can fill the shoes of Harrison Ford, whose dry-witted bounty hunter is one of the franchise’s most popular characters. All eyes will be on Alden Ehrenreich, 28, when Disney’s
gets its world premiere in Los Angeles on Thursday ahead of an international rollout on 23 May. is an origin story set some 10 years before the events of the 1977
movie, when Ford starred as the cynical cowboy space pilot. He reprised the role almost 30 years later for
which at $2 billion is the third biggest-grossing film on record.
“Han Solo is my favourite character in and Harrison Ford is a big part of that,” said Sarah Woloski, co-host with Tricia Barr and Teresa Delgado of podcast Fangirls Going Rogue.
“But if Alden has the right swagger and attitude to pull that off, that’s more important than being a Harrison Ford lookalike,” she said.
Harrison Ford as Han Solo