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Star Wars: Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke joins young Han Solo movie

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Han Solo will soon be smirking “Your worshipfulness” to The Mother of Dragons.

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke is joining the Star Wars universe in an unspecified role in 2018’s young Han Solo movie.

The actress, best known as Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO series, will costar alongside Alden Ehrenreich as the twenty-something smuggler and Donald Glover as his gambling frenemy Lando Calrissian. Also in the cast, Chewbacca, whose early history with Solo will be explored in this story.

The still untitled film, directed by The LEGO Movie‘s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, will be the next stand-alone for Lucasfilm, following next month’s Rogue One.  It’ll debut in the year between 2017’s Episode VIII and 2019’s Episode IX.

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