'Han Solo' Movie Cast: Zachary Levi to Play Young Han Solo?

Disney/Lucasfilm will produce standalone Star Wars movies featuring Han Solo and Boba Fett's early days — reported Entertainment Weekly

According to the announcement, the Solo film would take place in the time between the two trilogies — before he met Luke Skywalker — while the Fett film would be set in between two of the three original films.

Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are reportedly working on the spinoff projects, while Oscar-winning screenwriter Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine) is currently writing the first new Star Wars film (Episode VII) the much anticipated beginning of a new trilogy to be directed by J.J. Abrams.

According to rumorsThor: The Dark World's Zachary Levi could be cast to play young Han Solo — a part immortalized by acting legend Harrison Ford.