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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Kathleen Kennedy reveals Lucasfilm will stop casting younger actors as legacy characters

In 2018, Lucasfilm released the Star Wars prequel spin-off Solo, which starred Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo, originally played by Harrison Ford. The movie made less at the box office than any other live-action Star Wars movie. Reflecting on the film in an interview with Vanity Fair, Kennedy revealed studio officials learned that they can't bring in new, younger actors to replace the original stars as their iconic Star Wars characters. "There should be moments along the way when you learn things. Now it does seem so abundantly clear that we can't do that.",

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