These are the actresses in the frame for the upcoming Han Solo film

Zoe Kravitz, Naomi Scott and Tessa Thompson are reportedly in the running to play the female lead

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More details about the upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie are starting to emerge.

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According to Hollywood insiders Variety, three actresses – Zoe Kravitz, Power Rangers’ Naomi Scott and Creed star Tessa Thompson – are currently testing for a mystery female lead character.

Whoever’s successful will be joining already-confirmed star Alden Enrenreich, who’s playing young Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII, as well as this movie.

Not much is known about the spin-off but Chris Miller and Phil Lord will be directing, with production due to start early next year. The finished film should reach cinemas by May 2018.

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A hunt is also currently on to find someone to play Han Solo’s friend Lando Calrissian – Atlanta star Donald Glover is rumoured to be high on the list.