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Thandie Newton Teases Role in ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie

Thandie Newton discussed her upcoming role in the “Star Wars” Han Solo movie in an interview with Oprah Winfrey for “Actors on Actors.”

“To be part of a legacy like ‘Star Wars,’ it’s loved for a reason,” she said. “I could have been in it for a brief little nothing, and I would have been thrilled and delighted.” She went on, “To be taken seriously, a women of color at 44 years old and be in a dope-a– franchise. It’s when you just let go.”

The interview will air in its entirety on Variety’s “Actors on Actors” Season 6, presented by Shutterstock, which premieres June 13 on PBS SoCal.

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