Alden Ehrenreich is an American actor. He made his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's film Tetro (2009), and appeared in Coppola's subsequent film Twixt (2011). In 2013, he starred as Ethan Wate in the film adaptation of the novel Beautiful Creatures (2013). He then played the stepson of Cate Blanchett in Woody Allen's drama film Blue Jasmine (2013). In 2016, Ehrenreich became more widely known for his co-lead role of Hobie Doyle in the Coen brothers film Hail, Caesar! (2016), alongside a cast that included Josh Brolin and George Clooney. On May 5, 2016, Ehrenreich was cast as Han Solo, in a prequel film that Solo's early life before the events of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).