emilia clarkeThe “Mother of Dragons” is coming to the galaxy far, far away. StarWars.com has announced that Emilia Clarke has been cast alongside Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo) and Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian) in the upcoming, yet titled, Han Solo Star Wars movie. Clarke joins Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle/ General Veers), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Obara Sand/ Queen Apailana), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth/ Captain Phasma), and Max von Sydow (Three-Eyed Raven/ Lor San Tekka) among many others.

Press Release: 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.

By Robert Trate

In my career as a writer, I have made Doctor Who giggle, asked Ahsoka Tano what underwear she was wearing, and spoke with a Raptor from Jurassic Park.

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