Did Harry Styles Audition for the New Han Solo Movie?

Harry Styles in a Star Wars movie? Yes, please.

From performing on Saturday Night Live, to his forthcoming acting role in Christopher Nolan'sDunkirk, Styles is already proving to be a multi-faceted performer. So it shouldn't surprise anyone that the former One Direction singer apparently auditioned for the role of Han Solo.

In an interview on The Graham Norton Show, Styles was challenged to keep a straight face while headlines about him were read out. Trying not give anything away, the singer couldn't help laughing when asked if he'd ever had a sexual relationship with Barack Obama. But the headline he wasn't able to successfully disprove or deflect? Had Styles auditioned to play Han Solo in the upcoming prequel?

Based on the video footage, it certainly seems as though Styles is having a difficult time hiding his reaction. His smirk suggests it's definitely possible that he tried out to play Harrison Ford's iconic role in the new movie, which has excited fans everywhere.

Unfortunately, as Alden Ehrenreich won the part, we'll all just have to imagine what life would've been like if Styles was the next Han Solo.

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Amy Mackelden

Amy Mackelden is a freelance writer, editor, and disability activist. Her bylines include Harper's BAZAAR, Nicki Swift, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, ELLE, The Independent, Bustle, Healthline, and HelloGiggles. She co-edited The Emma Press Anthology of Illness, and previously spent all of her money on Kylie Cosmetics.