Report: Young HAN SOLO Casting Shortlist Revealed -- With One MARVEL Hero

Still from "Star Wars: A New Hope"
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The search for the Han Solo is getting closer to paying off as Disney and Lucasfilm have a shortlist of actors to do screen tests, according to Variety. After viewing audition tapes for "thousands," the recasting of Han Solo for an upcoming solo film has come up with eight actors.

According to Variety's unnamed sources, the contenders are Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Dave Franco, Jack Reynor, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Emory Cohen and Blake Jenner. The untitled Han Solo film's directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, along with Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kenedy, will reportedly begin readings with the prospective actors in a few weeks.

The untitled Han Solo film is scheduled to open in theaters May 25, 2018.

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