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Alden Ehrenreich is 'Star Wars' new Han Solo

Updated: Jul 18, 2016 09:24 IST      
Alden Ehrenreich is 'Star Wars' new Han Solo

Melbourne, Jul 18 (ANI): It's official! Alden Ehrenreich will play young Han Solo in the upcoming 'Star Wars' spin-off.

During the Future Filmmaker panel at the 'Star Wars' Celebration Europe event, Disney announced that the 'Hail, Caesar!' star will play the role made famous by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy, reports News.com.au.

According to directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, the 26-year-old actor was the first person to audition for the part, with 3,000 other actors also trying for Han Solo.

Earlier, it was reported by Deadline that Ehrenreich had the part, but this is the first official confirmation he has the role.

Interestingly, alongside its central ' news.in/keysearch/keyword-search/star-wars.html"> Star Wars' films, Disney is planning a number of spin-offs on popular characters such as Solo and bounty hunter Boba Fett. (ANI)

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Comedian Leslie Jones to host 2017 BET Awards

Updated: May 25, 2017 22:28 IST     

Johannesburg, May 25 (ANI): The 'Saturday Night Live' star and comedian Leslie Jones will be the host of the 2017 BET Awards.

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Yeh Hai India Makes India Proud at Cannes 2017

Updated: May 25, 2017 18:39 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI-NewsVoir): After wowing the audience with its first motion poster in India, Yeh Hai India is now making a stir at Cannes 2017.

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Anupam Kher comes out in support of 'self-made' Sonu Nigam

Updated: May 25, 2017 18:16 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): After Sonu Nigam bid adieu to Twitter in support of his fellow singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, veteran actor Anupam Kher urged the singer not to get affected by the negativity of some people.

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Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 (ANI): The wait will finally get over tomorrow with the release of 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams.'

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Updated: May 25, 2017 12:55 IST     

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Nadia Khan accuses H'wood actor of assaulting her daughter

Updated: May 25, 2017 12:21 IST     

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Los Angeles [USA], May 25 (ANI): The makers of upcoming movie 'Wonder Woman' movie have cancelled the London premiere of the film the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2' to release in China

Updated: May 25, 2017 11:38 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): After conquering global Box-Office with staggering numbers, SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' is now all set to release in China.

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Joseph Kosinski to helm 'Top gun' sequel?

Updated: May 25, 2017 10:43 IST     

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Kaala Karikaalan: Rajinikanth is back as 'thalaivar164'

Updated: May 25, 2017 10:36 IST     

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PeeCee is on a 'Baywatch' promotional spree

Updated: May 25, 2017 09:54 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): As the release date comes near, Priyanka Chopra is busy juggling between different chat shows to promote her Hollywood debut 'Baywatch'.

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