Ian Kenny
Ian Kenny in Sing Street

#IrishTalent: Ian Kenny cast in Disney/LucasFilm’s Han Solo – A Star Wars Story

Jack Reynor may have missed out on the role of Han Solo, but his Sing Street co-star Ian Kenny has landed a role in Disney/LucasFilm’s forthcoming untitled Han Solo – A Star Wars Story, according to industry bible Variety.

Kenny joins an impressive cast, led by Alden Ehrenreich as a young Solo and Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian, as well as Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson, Michael K. Williams, and Emilia Clarke.

The film will be directed by The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, working from a script by Jon and Lawrence Kasdan.

Production is currently underway on the film, with the untitled Han Solo – A Star Wars Story scheduled for release on May 25th, 2018.