On Wednesday, the internet exploded with the news that Disney is reportedly in preliminary discussions to make standalone Star Wars movies focusing on, respectively, Boba Fett and a Han Solo. Since the Han Solo movie is believed to take place before the events of Episode IV, the part will have to be recast with a new actor. Names as wide ranging as Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Garrett Hedlund to Taylor Kitsch have been suggested. At this point, it might be easier to just list the 10 people or things that should not play the young Han Solo. Here is that list:
In other words: It makes no sense to try to break down the specific plot points of either film. But, strangely, a major plot point of That's My Boy did get me to pondering one question: If you were named Han Solo, would you change it? Sadly, I've put way too much thought into this over the weekend and the answer is complicated.