Alden Ehrenreich chosen to play young Han Solo

Alden Ehrenreich will be stepping into the shoes of Harrison Ford to play a young version of the famed space smuggler.

Alden Ehrenreich will be stepping into the shoes of Harrison Ford to play a young version of the famed space smuggler. (5/6/16)

EDISON - After thousands of actors auditioned, there is now a new Han Solo for the upcoming "Star Wars" spinoff movie.

Alden Ehrenreich will be stepping into the shoes of Harrison Ford to play a young version of the famed space smuggler.

Ford played Solo in four films in the series.

The new movie is slated for release in May 2018.

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