Han Solo Spinoff Movie Casts Michael K. Williams

Michael Kenneth Williams, known to millions of HBO viewers as beguiling bad guy Omar on The Wire and gangster Chalky White on Boardwalk Empire, has officially joined the cast of the 2018 Star Wars movie, Lucasfilm confirmed Monday.

You come at Han Solo, you better not miss.

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With the still untitled young Han Solo movie coming out next May, I suppose we'll find out what Williams' place in that galaxy far, far away is very, very soon. Instead of Billy Dee Williams, Donald Glover will play Lando. Williams joins his fellow cast members Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with semi-newcomer Joonas Suotamo replacing the legendary Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca.

The movie will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, Simon Emanuel, and co-produced by Kiri Hart, Susan Towner, and Will Allegra.

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Williams recently appeared in the LGBT rights miniseries "When We Rise" and the acclaimed HBO crime/mystery drama "The Night Of" (opposite "Rogue One" star Riz Ahmed). If you don't remember Williams from The Wire (go watch the show) you might recognize him from Ubisoft's recent debut into filmmaking, Assassin's Creed with Michael Fassbender. Han Solo will hit theatres come May 25, 2018 to reflect the release dates of nearly all of the other Star Wars films in the series.

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