Star Wars: Director Ron Howard confirms Paul Bettany will star in Han Solo spin-off

Ron Howard announced that The Avengers' Vision Paul Bettany has joined the star cast of Star Wars' yet-untitled spin-off on Han Solo.

IANS September 04, 2017 09:48:12 IST
Star Wars: Director Ron Howard confirms Paul Bettany will star in Han Solo spin-off

Los Angeles: Actor Paul Bettany has been roped in to star in the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo spin-off movie, director Ron Howard has announced.

Howard made the announcement on Twitter on Friday, reports variety.com.

While sharing a photograph of himself with Bettany on the set, Howard wrote, "The Outer Rim just got a little bit wilder." He later wrote, "It's my third opportunity to work with Paul. He's a blast and so talented."

Howard took over as director after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were fired over creative differences. Re-shoots are underway for the film, which is expected to release on 25 May, 2018.

Bettany is known for his roles in A Beautiful Mind and The Avengers.

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