A character was cut from the Young Han Solo movie because of reshoots

So it goes in show business — due to scheduling conflicts with the Young Han Solo movie reshoots, Michael K. Williams’ role has been cut, according to Deadline. We’ve all been looking forward to the Young Han Solo movie since, like, literally before it was even a thing that could possibly happen.

So to hear that things haven’t exactly gone to plan is a little upsetting.

We’re sure, though, that it’s even more upsetting for Williams. Although details of the film are kept under lock and key, we do know that Williams played a half-animal, half-human character. When asked about his role, Williams said:

"We created a kick-ass character, in my opinion. I’m proud of it.

So urghhhhh, we’re sad to miss out!

But film schedules are notoriously difficult.

Especially when you’re dealing with in-demand talent like Williams, who was recently nominated for an Emmy for The Night Of. So we understand — and Williams seems to as well.

Of the reshoots, he said:

“When Ron Howard got hired to finish out the film, there were some reshoot issues that needed to be done in regards to my character, in order for it to match the new direction which the producers wanted Ron to carry the film in. "It’s scheduling...For them to wait that long for me, that would have pushed back the release date, which I believe is in May 2018. They wanted me now; I couldn’t go. So they had to clip-clip-clip.

We’re sorry we’re going to miss out on what would’ve definitely been a cool character, but on the upside, Williams is open to returning to the Star Wars family down the line. And there’s the Young Han Solo movie in full to look forward to — it hits theaters on May 25th, 2018.

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