Three names have surfaced for the shortlist to play the young Han Solo in the Star Wars Anthology movie with Kingsman's Taron Egerton, Transformer's Jack Reynor, and Alden Ehrenreich, known for Hail, Caesar!
According to THR, other names may be on the list as well, but the list is being closely guarded.
Names said to have previously tested for the young Han Solo role also include Fantastic Four and Divergent's Miles Teller; Ansel Elgort, also known for Divergent; Emory Cohen, known for Brooklyn, and it's said actors tested from Richard Linklater’s new movie Everybody Wants Some.
The report mentions the young Han Solo role has become one of the largest casting calls ever as upwards of 2,500 actors have auditioned or sent in audition tapes in some form or another.
The Han Solo movie has a May 25, 2018 release directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.