Is Lucasfilm Close To Casting Han Solo’s Daughter?

Rian Johnson is set to direct Star Wars: Episode VIII which comes out on May 26, 2017 and it appears that Lucasfilm is close to casting a new female lead for the film.

Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”), Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”) and “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” star Olivia Cooke are considered the top contenders for the new female lead in Rian Johnson‘s “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” multiple individuals familiar with the casting situation told TheWrap.

Han Solo’s Daughter

Lucasfilm is still try to sign Benicio del Toro to play the villain in Episode VIII, the plot for this film still remains unknown. Star Wars fans believe this new female lead is Han Solo’s daughter as the old Star Wars history has been scrapped as a new timeline is being created with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Matthew Sardo
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