It has already been established that Harrison Ford will not take up the iconic mantle of Han Solo once again for the upcoming anthology project. And that leaves a wide array of options out in the open for who could possibly be able to portray the dashing, dynamic Han Solo in his youth. There have been some popular choices of actors forwarded by the fan base, but amidst the likes of Colton Haynes, Liam Hemsworth and Dave Franco, it all falls short of sure-shot certainty.
Though the majority of the fingers might be tentatively pointed towards Dave Franco, there are still other strong contenders in the shortlist. While one of them is surely going to take the command over the Millennium Falcon, the studio has not been select in terms of age, as they have been looking for actors even as old as 34 years. What is interesting is that the Star Wars Anthology: Han Solo film has its release date already set on May 25th, 2018. While this leaves plenty of time to select the best actor possible for the role of Han Solo, nevertheless, the present rush to cast one of the actors can be solely attributed to his possible cameo in the already hyped movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in 2016. With the official listing submitted by Variety, the following are presumably considered the top picks for the role of Han Solo: