Fans of the Star Wars universe have always looked for ways to become part of the galaxy far, far away. From cosplay to fan edits of the classic movies, there's no shortage of creative means by which one can get involved in the franchise. However, there may soon be a way for you to literally become part of the Star Wars galaxy. The Han Solo spin-off movie begins production in February, and a casting call for extras in the film has already been released.
Disney and Lucasfilm have released a casting call (via Epicstream) for the upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie. The film's working title is Red Cup (a humorous allusion to red Solo cups) and the production has now begun looking for extras to take part in the film. Although anyone cast in the upcoming Han Solo spin-of movie must be specifically eligible to work in the United Kingdom (where the production will take place), auditions will apparently be held in Los Angeles and London. There's no information regarding the nature of the character you could potentially play, but something tells us quite a few exotic aliens will be cast. This is Star Wars, after all. To be considered for a small part in the film, all you need to do is send headshots and a resume to one of two addresses.
Any actor interested in audition in Los Angeles should send his or her headshots and resume to the following address:
For those of you interested in the London auditions, here is the United Kingdom address for your headshots and resume:
It's that easy. If you're a fan of the Star Wars universe (and you think you have what it takes) then we highly encourage you to try out. There's arguably no greater honor for the average Star Wars aficionado than actually becoming part of the mythos -- even if it's a small part.
Beyond that, the casting call for the Han Solo spin-off movie does not provide too much information regarding the actual narrative of the film. It will obviously be a prequel story, and it will showcase how the silver screen icon became the smuggler who met Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi during the events of A New Hope. Other than that, we generally have very little information regarding how Han, Chewbacca, Lando (Donald Glover), or Emilia Clarke's mysterious character will factor into the story. However, given the Star Wars franchise's current hot streak, we definitely have high hopes.
Make sure to stay tuned for any and all relevant updates pertaining to the upcoming Han Solo spin-off film. The iconic Corellian scoundrel will take center stage when his (Han) solo movie debuts on May 25, 2018. For now, make sure to check out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in theaters.
Originally from Connecticut, Conner grew up in San Diego and graduated from Chapman University in 2014. He now lives in Los Angeles working in and around the entertainment industry and can mostly be found binging horror movies and chugging coffee.
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