Emilia Clarke, star of Game of Thones, has been announced on the Star Wars website to be joining the cast of the new untitled Star Wars Han Solo film.
No other details regarding the actress’ part was announced. She will be joining Alden Ehrenreich who will play Han Solo, and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.
The Han Solo movie takes place prior to the original Star Wars trilogy, and is to be directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord.
The film is slated for release in 2018.
Emilia Clarke Joins the Han Solo Stand-Alone Film
The Game of Thrones star comes to the Star Wars galaxy.
Emilia Clarke is heading to a galaxy far, far away — and she’s going to meet Han and Chewie.
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…
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