Michael K. Wiliams In Talks For Han Solo Spinoff FilmPosted by Wilson Morales
Variety is reporting that Michael K. Wiliams is in final talks to join the cast of the untitled “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff.
If he signs on, he will be joining Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke, in the film that opens on May 25, 2018.
Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller from a script by Jon and Lawrence Chasten, the untitled Han Solo movie hits theaters May 25, 2018.
Produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Allison Shearmur, the Star Wars spinoff takes place before the original movie “A New Hope,” similar to the recent spinoff, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Released in December 2016, “Rogue One” has grossed over a billion dollars worldwide.
Williams, who is best known for his role as Omar in HBO’s acclaimed series, “The Wire,” was last in the network’s recent series “The Night Of,” where he played Riz Ahmed’s fellow inmate and mentor Freddy Knight. He’s current on the ABC mini-series “When We Rise,” which premiered earlier this week. Coming up, he also has Season 2 of the Sundance Channel series “Hap and Leonard.”