We’ve got a good feeling about this – if it’s true! Han Solo is reportedly returning in “Star Wars: Episode VII” and he’ll be played once again by Harrison Ford.
According to Latino Review, the 70-year-old actor will reprise his iconic role that he last played in 1983’s “Return of the Jedi.”
The actor’s deal to return to the franchise was reportedly “significant,” but details surrounding how much screen time Han will get and how integral he’ll be to the story are still not known.
Disney has yet to comment on the reported casting.
In November, Entertainment Weekly reported that Ford had expressed interested in returning to Disney’s planned new “Star Wars” movies.
The reported return of Han is a total reversal of how the actor felt about the character in 2010, when he told ABC, “I thought he should have died in the last one, just to give it some bottom; some gravitas. George didn’t think there was any future in dead Han toys.”
Adding, “I don’t think there’s a way to weave him back into the story.”
-- Jesse Spero