Nicholas Hoult and Taron Egerton are in running for the spin off movie featuring Han Solo as the main character directed by the LEGO movie directors.
Star Wars has been a big phenomenon once as the Episode VII was announced to be released later this year. While all fans have been cracking out there Blu-ray players and DVDs to do a binge course on all the movies already out and everyone got there dose on Han Solo once more.
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So there is a great news for all the people who love the good turned bad Han Solo. The directors of the LEGO movie Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. The movie will be featuring Han Solo as the main character. It will be a spin-off from the main storyline.
The directors have assured that they promise to get experimental this time around. They said that they were honored to be making this movie and they guaranteed to give the audience a new experience.
For that they are going to need a great actor that could anchor the story as well as take it beyond everyone’s expectations. Two British actors have already been shortlisted to be considered for the role.
Former child star Nicholas Hoult who rose to fame in the movie About a Boy and has since then be featured as Hank/Beast in the X-Men franchise and most recently alongside Charlize Theron and Thomas Hardy in Mad Max.
Competing with Nicholas is Taron Egerton who is already rising to fame with his role in Kingsmen: The Secret Service alongside Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson. The two Brits are being considered for the role and it remains to be seen who will acquire it at last.
Joining the two Brits in the running are American actors, Chris Pratt (Guardian of the Galaxy), Miles Teller (Whiplash) and Anthony Ingruber (Age of Adaline), according to Mirror.
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There are also rumors that Harrison Ford will be reprising his role in the movie probably the same way as an older Spock was featured to the younger Zachary Quinto version of Spock from the future. As long as Miller and Lord are concerned, they are promising that anything might happen so we’ll have to sit tight and wait. The movie is set to release in 2017.