He’s the young Han Solo! Alden Ehrenreich has landed the coveted role of the beloved Han in the ‘Star Wars’ spin-off. So, who is Alden? Here’s everything you need to know!
Alden Ehrenreich, 26, is the guy you need to know everything about. The young actor has just been cast as the young Han Solo in yet another Star Wars movie. Alden is one of Hollywood’s rising stars, and we have a list of 5 key things you have to know about him!
1. He made his feature film debut in 2009!
Alden is still an up-and-coming actor in Hollywood. He made his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola’s Tetro in 2009.
2. He was the breakout star of Hail, Caesar!
3. He was discovered by Steven Spielberg.
Alden was discovered by legendary director Steven Spielberg at a bat mitzvah. Yes, really. He had made a home movie for his friend, which played during the ceremony. Steven was in the crowd and took notice of Alden right away!
4. Alden audition for the roles of Peter Parker and Harry Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man movies.
Alden could have been cast in one of the biggest superhero movies. He auditioned for Peter Parker, which eventually went to Andrew Garfield. He also tried out for Harry Osborn, but the role went to Dane DeHaan. But Alden’s got a pretty incredible role on his hands now, right?
5. He co-founded the theater group The Collectin.
Alden went to New York University and co-founded The Collectin with friend Zoe Worth. The group is made up of actors, producers and directors who work together on films and theater work.
HollywoodLifers, do you think Alden is a good choice for a young Han Solo? Let us know!