Earlier today Jon Favreau posted a tweet including a picture of him with Ron Howard and Lawrence Kasdan with the hashtag #solo, fueling speculation of a role within the film.
— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 2, 2018
Ron Howard then quoted the tweet to confirm that the writer and director of the up and coming Lion King movie will be voicing an important alien character in the Solo movie.
Wondering why we r all together? @Jon_Favreau is voicing a very cool & important alien character for #HanSolo Flattered & fortunate I could pull him away from his #LionKing directing duties https://t.co/W5N7YoAlq6
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) February 14, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story is released in cinemas around most of the world May 2018.