26-year-old Alden Ehrenreich, the break-out star of Coen Brothers movie "Hail Caesar!", is reported to be the actor taking on the mantle of "Star Wars" rogue Han Solo in a new film about the character's early life. The coveted role saw almost every young actor in Hollywood in the frame -- scroll through the gallery to see the contenders who were edged out by Ehrenreich.
Won plaudits for his searing turn in "Whiplash" but suffered a setback with the poorly received "Fantastic Four" and a widely mocked Esquire interview.
Brother of James, star of "21 Jump Street" and "Now You See Me".