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Back in early February, Jon Favreau posted a picture with Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard, showing that he had been on set.

Then, nearly two weeks later, Howard responded to the tweet with a cool piece of information. Favreau is voicing a “cool” and “important” character in the Han Solo-spinoff.

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Wondering why we r all together? is voicing a very cool & important alien character for  . Flattered & fortunate I could pull him away from his directing duties.”

I have a feeling Favreau’s part in Solo is akin to that of Daniel Craig in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The actor was in a scene and talked for nearly a minute, but was disguised as a Stormtrooper. That said, however, I would love to see Favreau get the spotlight for a cameo in the movie.

Are you looking forward to Solo: A Star Wars Story? Comment below, let us know.

During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

The film is directed by Ron Howard and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Warwick Davis, and Thadie Newton.

Solo: A Star Wars Story flies into theaters on May 25.

Aric Sweeny
Monkeys Fighting Robots Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Along with my work here, I'm a staff writer for Enthusiast Gaming. I have a passion for entertainment media. Follow me on Twitter to talk all things pop culture!