Actor Alden Ehrenreich is called "Young Han Solo" after his participation in the legendary saga of George Lucas. The artist played roles in the film "Beautiful Creatures" and "Long Live Caesar!"
The young actor Alwyn Ehrenreich managed to enter his own name among the actants of the legendary stellar saga. He starred in the title role of the project “Han Solo. Star Wars Stories in 2018.
Becoming in the cinema world
The boy was born on November 22, 1989 in Los Angeles. His mother worked as an interior designer, his father worked as an accountant. The future performer began to receive education at the prestigious school in the Pacific Palisades area, then moved to the equally high-profile institution Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences. It was in him that the passion for an artistic career began.
After graduation, Alden became an acting student at the University of New York. The guy did not finish his studies. Together with Zoe Worf, he founded The Collectin. According to the plan, the new organization united everyone involved in staging and filming in cinema and theaters.
Companions held master classes, experimented with the latest techniques, and performed in clubs. The main task of the organization is to create productions and film projects based on the outstanding qualities and strengths of the actors. The start of Alden's film career was a lucky break.
The young man was invited to a bar mitzvah ceremony for the daughter of the famous Steven Spielberg. During the event, a short comedy was shown with the participation of Ehrenreich. The director was very interested in skinny punk on screen in women's clothing. He picked up an agent for the novice actor and gave recommendations.
The protege made his debut in serious projects. The guy starred in "Supernatural", participated in "C. S. I. Crime scene". In 2007, after a successful audition, Alden became Benny Tetrocini, the film brother of the main character of the drama "Tetro". After the show at Coppola, Ehrenreich was noticed by both directors and critics.
Then there was work with Sofia Coppola. The artist was filmed in the autobiographical film of the daughter of the famous director "Somewhere". The performer also took part in the advertising video for the Dior perfume with Natalie Portman, also directed by Coppola Jr. The director of The Godfather employed the young artist in his next project, the horror film Between. Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern and Elle Fanning worked with Alden.
In 2013, I received an offer to become the main character of the fantasy "Beautiful Creatures". The work became a real breakthrough in the artist's biography. He received his first award, the Teen Choice Award. At the same time, the shooting of Woody Allen's drama "Jasmine" began. In the story, Alden became the son of the main character, Cate Blanchett.
The actor's film portfolio also includes a joint work with the Korean director Park Chang Wook. In his Vicious Games, a psychological thriller, Ehrenreich starred with Mia Wasikowska and Nicole Kidman.
In 2016, the Coen brothers' comedy film "Long Live Caesar!" For the sake of the role, the performer learned to ride, snapping a whip, twirling a pistol with his fingers. For Hobie Doyle, the guy was nominated for the San Diego Film Critics Society Award.
The artist also starred in the romantic comedy project "The Rules Don't Work". He played a soldier during the Iraqi war, Alden in the film "Yellowfights".
Matters of the heart
The press carefully monitors the personal life of the performer. According to her, the longest relationship was an affair with Zoe Worf from 2008 to 2011. Later, Alden's chosen one was actress, screenwriter and producer Kelsey McNamy. The artist, according to his own confessions, is not yet ready to become someone's husband. The most important thing for him is work.
He is sure that it is motion pictures that have become the most successful form of information transfer. The founder of the innovative organization believes that this is why the influence of cinema on culture is so great. Ehrenreich intends to become part of film projects that convey something good to people.
The actor fills his free time with playing golf or tennis. He maintains pages on Twitter and Instagram. Most of the pictures on them are dedicated to the premiere of the "Star Wars" spin-off. The expected premiere took place in late spring 2018. It tells the story of the youth of the captain of the Millennium Falcon.
Ehrenreich got the right to play Han Solo, having surpassed more than two and a half thousand applicants. Star Hero The role captured the artist after getting to know the script. Throughout the selection, he worked out the relationship between Khan and his assistant Chewbacca. On the humorous advice of Harrison Ford, the young colleague should not have accepted even such a tempting invitation, since it all ended with the death of his hero in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Ford helped a colleague by providing the original recordings of the hero's monologues and lines written together with Lucas. Living in the image went well. In addition, a special trainer worked with the young hero.
The character was played brilliantly. The events took place before the meeting of the famous smuggler with Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker in the original version.
The applicant even had to visit the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon to act out the scene and impress the jury. Communication with Spielberg was not only a great success, but also a huge responsibility for the artist. Ehrenreich admitted that he was afraid of even the slightest risk of rejection due to the possible disappointment of the director.