Buzzing: Woody Harrelson to be in Star Wars series

Woody Harrelson, 55, will act in the second film in the Star Wars anthology series.
Woody Harrelson, 55, will act in the second film in the Star Wars anthology series.PHOTO: AFP

Woody Harrelson to be in Star Wars series

Woody Harrelson, 55, will act in the second film in the Star Wars anthology series focused on a young Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich, Lucasfilm said.

The cast will also include Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian and Emilia Clarke in an undisclosed role.

Harrelson revealed he would play a "mentor to Han, but I'm also a bit of a criminal".

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 13, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe