Variety reports Williams is in final talks, but the character and specifics isn't presently known.
Michael K. Williams is known for The Wire¬†and can currently be seen in¬†the ABC mini-series¬†When We Rise.
The untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story is slated for release on May 25, 2018 directed by¬†Phil Lord and Christopher Miller,¬†written¬†by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan, it will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, Simon Emanuel, and co-produced by Kiri Hart, Susan Towner, and Will Allegra. Lawrence Kasdan and Jason McGatlin will executive produce
Alden¬†Ehrenreich is playing the young Han Solo, Donald Glover plays the young Lando Calrissian, and the movie also stars Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge,¬†Emilia Clarke, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.