Woody Harrelson is the type of actor who elevates the initiatives he joins. Whether or not it’s in a starring position like in True Detective or a supporting position in a smaller movie similar to The Edge of Seventeen, Woody Harrelson all the time brings rather a lot to his characters. He’s additionally turning into more and more identified for his work on massive blockbusters like The Starvation Video games franchise or War for the Planet of the Apes. His subsequent look in a blockbuster movie will come within the largest franchise of all of them as he takes on the position of Han Solo’s mentor in Solo: A Star Wars Story. That instantly looks as if good casting with out even figuring out a lot in regards to the character. However Woody Harrelson nearly handed on the position due to his household. He defined:
I introduced it as much as my household — they did not need me doing it. They needed me to return residence, and understandably. I did flip it down. Then I did find yourself doing it. And I am glad, as a result of the friendships I’ve shaped now [on the movie], I can not think about not figuring out these guys.
You would possibly guess that an actor’s household would need them to be in such a beloved and storied franchise. For numerous folks, simply the prospect to be a function movie actor is a dream come true. Regardless, filmmaking normally includes lengthy hours and a whole lot of time spent away from household, and for large price range tentpole movies that is doubly true. Woody Harrelson is in a whole lot of motion pictures, each big and small. For a man beforehand known for smoking as a lot as appearing he positive is a workaholic. So it’s comprehensible that his household would need him to show down the position, and he initially did say no. Nonetheless, similar to what occurred with The Hunger Games, he turned it down solely to ultimately be talked into it. For a movie his household did not need him to do and one which was plagued with behind-the scenes-troubles and tons of reshoots, Harrelson very simply might have regretted his involvement. It is good to listen to that, as he instructed the Toronto Sun, regardless of his preliminary reluctance, he’s nonetheless glad he took the half.
We nonetheless do not know a lot about Woody Harrelson’s position in Solo: A Star Wars Story, apart from he performs Beckett, a felony who acts as a type of mentor to the younger Han Solo. Woody Harrelson performed a disillusioned mentor in The Starvation Video games movies and he appears completely suited to an analogous position as a scoundrel with a coronary heart of gold in a galaxy far, far-off. You may see Woody Harrelson in theaters in LBJ and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.