Actress Emilia Clarke will be joining the cast of the new Han Solo movie. StarWars.com released the information on November 18 that the actress who is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO series “Game of Thrones” will be soon transporting to a galaxy far, far away. As for what character she will be playing, that was not announced.
The stand alone story will center around a young Han Solo played by Alden Ehrenreich and a young Lando Calrissian played by Donald Glover. The movie will be set prior to the original “Star Wars” trilogy. It will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and is scheduled to be released in 2018.
You can read the full press release here.