Recently, it was reported that Harrelson was in negotiations to join the film and was Disney's top choice to portray a mentor to Han Solo.
While Solo was never seen with a mentor on film, a set of novels from the "Star Wars" Expanded Universe that Disney has made noncanonical, featured a character named Shrike who was a bounty hunter turned space pirate who adopted Solo and taught him everything he knew.
The Han Solo spinoff film is expected to arrive in theaters on May 25, 2018.
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