‘Game of Thrones’ Queen Emilia Clarke Joins ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie
The Mother of Dragons is about to hook up with Han Solo, as Disney and Lucasfilm surprised fans with an announcement today (Nov. 18) that Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has joined the cast of the upcoming Star Wars film that will focus on the adventures of a young Han Solo.
Read on for the official press release, and then give us your thoughts in the comments!
Emilia Clarke is heading to a galaxy far, far away — and she’s going to meet Han and Chewie.
Clarke, known for her stirring portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, will join the upcoming untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie. Clarke’s role will round out a dynamic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will encounter on their adventures.
Clarke joins Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover — previously cast as Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, respectively — in the highly-anticipated film, which is set prior to the original Star Wars trilogy.
The untitled Han Solo movie, helmed by The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, is set for release in 2018.
For more Outer Banks entertainment news, follow @obxe.