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“Nice to go back and do a big one like that”: Han Solo Actor Alden Ehrenreich Thanks Disney for Ironheart Role


Alden Ehrenreich, best known for his role as a young Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story, is set to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe with an unknown supporting role in the upcoming Disney+ series Ironheart. In a recent interview, Ehrenreich expressed his excitement about working on a major franchise again.

Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo
Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo

Alden Ehrenreich’s Excitement for Ironheart: A Big and Personal Story

Although Alden Ehrenreich‘s character in Ironheart remains a mystery for the time being, Alden Ehrenreich is thrilled to be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming Disney+ series. In an interview, he spoke about the scale of the series, describing it as “big, but it also feels personal.” He also expressed his excitement about working on a major franchise again, stating,

“it was fun, it was nice to go back and do a big one like that.”

Alden Ehrenreich
Alden Ehrenreich

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He also appreciated the opportunity to be part of this massive franchise and is thankful to Disney for giving him the chance to do so. Alden Ehrenreich’s enthusiasm for the role and the series is evident and fans can look forward to seeing him bring his unique talents to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Ironheart: The Next Big Thing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ironheart follows the story of Riri Williams, a brilliant young inventor who creates her own suit of armor to become the hero Ironheart. The series is based on the comic book series of the same name, written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Stefano Caselli. Dominique Thorne will reprise her role as Riri Williams/Ironheart from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and Anthony Ramos will play supervillain Parker Robbins/The Hood.


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The rest of the ensemble cast includes Community‘s Jim Rash, who will be reprising his Captain America: Civil War role as the Dean of MIT, and This is Us breakout star Lyric Ross, who will be portraying Riri’s best friend. The rest of the cast includes Manny Montana, Harper Anthony, Cree Summer, Shea Couleé, Zoe Terakes, Regan Aliyah, Shakira Barrera, Rashida “Sheedz” Olayiwola, Sonia Denis, and Paul Calderón.

Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams
Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams

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Ironheart is set to be a major addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a mix of familiar and new faces, and a story that promises to be both big and personal. With Ehrenreich on board, fans can expect a thrilling and action-packed series that will keep them on the edge of their seats. Overall, Alden Ehrenreich is looking forward to being part of this massive franchise and is thankful to Disney for giving him the opportunity.

Ironheart will come out in Fall 2023 on Disney+.

Source: CBR

Written by Minhaz Ahamed

Minhaz is a writer who delves into the complexities of the human experience through his writings, with a focus on cinema, psychology, and philosophy. He finds solace in writing and uses it as a means of exploring and understanding the world.