What if Kurt Russell, and not Harrison Ford, had been tapped to play Han Solo in Star Wars? What if George Lucas had passed over Mark Hamill in favor of William Katt, he of the massive head of yellow hair? Would the movie still seem the same to those of us who revere it (I’m not one of them, mind you, but I do feel for others)? Well, here’s your chance to find out. Slate.com has found the audition tapes for Hamill and Ford, as well as Russell and Katt. It’s interesting to imagine what might have been had Lucas mulled it over a bit more and said, “On second thought, I think I’ll go with him.”
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