By | 2017-08-22


Due to a scheduling conflict, actor Michael K. Williams‘ role in the upcoming Han Solo stand-alone movie will have to be cut. Williams, best known for his role as Omar Little in The Wire and more recently as Leonard in Hap and Leonard, was not available for reshoots that were scheduled due to Ron Howard‘s new direction.

Howard took over the movie after the controversial dismissal of Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Williams told Deadline “we created a kick-ass character, in my opinion. I’m proud of it.”.

The stand-alone Han Solo movie is expected in theatres in May 2018.

Michael K. Williams will not be in the new Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo movie after reshoots on the movie created a scheduling conflict.

Source: Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Movie: Michael K. Williams’ Role Cut Amid Reshoots | Deadline

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