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10 things you (probably) didn't know about the new Han Solo

Holster those blasters.

We still have quite the wait ahead of Disney's young Han Solo film - 25 May 2018 to be exact - but at least we can take solace that the arduous and highly hush-hush casting process has come to an end with news Alden Ehrenreich has bagged the coveted role.

A solo film in more ways than one, much will rely on the performance of the 26-year-old, who faces the tricky task of stepping into the shoes one of Hollywood's most iconic characters while also starring in what is essentially the first one-person origins story in the sci-fi saga's cinematic canon.

But just what do we know about this young hotshot? Does he have the goods to back it up, and how the hell do you pronounce his name? 

Step this way for 10 fact nuggets about the latest player in the Star Wars universe.

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