Edgar Wright Assures Us That Ansel Elgort Isn't Supposed to Look Like Han Solo in 'Baby Driver'
"Even Phil Lord and Chris Miller said, 'Hey, it's the Han Solo jacket!' Which it is not"
Published Jun 06, 2017If you thought the jacket Ansel Elgort wears in the trailer for Edgar Wright's latest film looks a lot like the same one worn by a certain smuggler in the original Star Wars saga, you're not alone.
Earlier today (June 6), the Hot Fuzz/Shaun of the Dead director stopped by Twitter Canada's headquarters in downtown Toronto to answer some fan questions over on Exclaim!'s Twitter account about his new movie, Baby Driver.
When a question about the once-rumoured-to-be-shortlisted future Han Solo's appearance came up, Wright dismissed whispers of it being a straight-up homage to the classic character.
"I've been asked about this a lot, and it is unintentional," Wright said. "Even Phil Lord and Chris Miller [the directorial duo behind next year's Star Wars spinoff Han Solo: A Star Wars Story] said, 'Hey, it's the Han Solo jacket!' Which it is not."
Learn more about the making of Baby Driver, his ideal getaway song, and whether or not Simon Pegg or Nick Frost were ever considered for a role in the movie here.
Baby Driver is in theatres on June 28.