Emilia Clarke joins the cast of the new Han Solo movie

Recently Disney announced that Emilia Clarke will be in the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo standalone movie.

Emilia Clarke is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s Game of Thrones and recently starred in Terminator Genisys.

The untitled Star Wars Han Solo movie will be released May 25, 2018 directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller with a script by Lawrence and Joe Kasdan starring Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.

Here’s the official announcement:

EMILIA CLARKE JOINS THE HAN SOLO STAND-ALONE FILM

THE GAME OF THRONES STAR COMES TO THE STAR WARS GALAXY.

Emilia Clarke is heading to a galaxy far, far away — and she’s going to meet Han and Chewie.

StarWars.com is excited to announce that Clarke, known for her stirring portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, will join the upcoming untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie. Clarke’s role will round out a dynamic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will encounter on their adventures.

Clarke joins Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover — previously cast as Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, respectively — in the highly-anticipated film, which is set prior to the original Star Wars trilogy.

The untitled Han Solo movie, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, is set for release in 2018.

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