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Star Wars: Baby Driver's Ansel Elgort Calls Han Solo Audition 'Terrible'

It appears Ansel Elgort's audition for Solo: A Star Wars Story did not go as well as he wanted.

Speaking to The Huffington PostThe Goldfinch star opened up about his feelings regarding several auditions for some of his most popular films roles, including his "terrible audition" for the role of Han Solo.

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'Everything that is a good role, you have a fight for,” he said. "Goldfinch I had to sort of fight for. I did a lot of auditions and made sure I did a good job in those auditions. Same with West Side Story. I auditioned for months and months. I kept having to go in and prove to them that I could do it. The Han Solo thing, I remember having a terrible audition. With Elvis, I think it just wasn’t right. Or so they thought. That’s fine. Baz has a vision."

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Elgort -- who is also a part time DJ and goes by Ansolo  -- also joked that a benefit of not getting cast as Han Solo was that he did not have to change his stage name.

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