Joonas Suotamo will take on the Wookie for the Han Solo film, but not for the remaining trilogy outings.
The actor reportedly missed the runway he was cleared for, and landed on one already occupied by a passenger airliner.
The 1985 film earned seven Oscars, and dominated the international box office.
PLUS: The actor said he had a plan not to appear in the new trilogy, but Harrison Ford ruined everything.
Kylo Ren actor says the last time he saw Fisher was on set, playing Princess Leia.
Any changes to ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ could very much affect this year’s trilogy film, despite the fact that principal photography already is finished.
PLUS: Will the new Han Solo get pushed back to a Christmas 2018 release, thanks to recent holiday successes in the Star Wars franchise?
The world reacts to the passing of Hollywood royalty after the Star Wars icon died Tuesday at 60.
Actress had suffered a major cardiac event while heading home from London just before the holiday weekend.
The Star Wars star says he’s sending positive thoughts to the Leia actress, who suffered a cardiac event Friday on her way home from London.
UPDATE: Star Wars actress moved to intensive care unit, but is still not stable.
In theaters Oct. 6, 2017.
The Princess Leia actress kept the secret for more than 40 years because Ford was married at the time with two children.
For the first time Indiana Jones will take to the theaters without one of its key play players: George Lucas.
Feel that Han Solo’s final act in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens’ was a total failure? Director J.J. Abrams might provide some solace.