Hello, apocalypteers! Reality is a nightmare, so let’s head immediately into the sweet embrace of pop culture. This week, I explain the many reasons why video games movies don’t work, the difference between Iron Fist and Rogue One’s Chirrut Imwe, what the hell the Super Friends cartoon is in the Arrowverse, and more.…
Han Solo is cool. That’s his whole thing. He looks cool, says cool shit and does cool things. In this week’s Han Solo #3 comic, he continues the trend, wearing a get-up so awesome that I want it to exist outside of comics.
It’s finally confirmed—Alden Ehrenreich is indeed the new Han Solo, and will star in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s solo Solo film. Apparently, Ehrenreich was literally the first person to audition for the role out of more than 3,000 actors. He also screentested in the Millennium Falcon and with Chewbacca, too.
Here’s the thing about Star Wars’ favorite malcontent: saving the day is only something Han Solo does when he has to save his own ass.
The rumors are true. Alden Ehrenreich, who made a name for himself earlier this year in the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar, has been cast as the young Han Solo in the 2018 Star Wars story directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
…if you've got a couple hundred grand laying around, that is.