When word got out of a Han Solo stand-alone Star Wars film, rumor was that pretty much every actor auditioned for the part.
Well if you were holding out hope for the part, I’m sorry to report that Disney has found their guy: 26-year Alden Ehrenriech.
Here is Ehrenrich in a hat and scarf tie, from Hail Caesar!
He starred in Beautiful Creatures, and appeared smaller roles with coveted directors, incuding Park Chan-Wook’s Stoker and Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine.
Nothing can prepare a young actor for taking up the mantle of Han Solo. So good luck, to you, Mr. Ehrenriech. As the old/future version of you, as Han Solo, would say :
For more on Ehrenriech, just google him.