Woody Harrelson is going to a galaxy far far away. Lucasfilms announced on Wednesday that the Hunger Games actor has signed on to be a part of the upcoming Young Han Solo movie.
Harrelson will have an unspecified role in the movie. He joins a cast that includes Emilia Clarke, who also has an unspecified role, Donald Glover, who will play Lando Calrissian and Alden Ehrenreich, who plays the part made famous by Harrison Ford.
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,” the movies directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller told StarWars.com. “His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique. He is also very good at ping pong.”
The Han Solo movie doesn’t have a title yet. The film will focus on Solo’s early adventures with Chewbacca and Lando, years before he met Luke Skywalker and joined the Rebellion according to People.
Harrelson stars in the upcoming comedy Wilson, which opens March 24 and War for the Planet of the Apes, which hits theaters on July 14.
The Han Solo movie is scheduled to be released in 2018.
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