The actor has officially joined the cast according to StarWars.com
There are not specific details to what his role will be in the upcoming film.
Harrelson is known for his roles in Zombieland, The Hunger Games, and his TV appearance on season 1 of True Detective.
Harrelson joins the already booming cast that includes the likes of Emilia Clarke, Alan Ehrenreich, and Donald Glover. The movie seems to be met with mixed feelings from the Star Wars community, but the directors couldn’t be more excited to work with Harrelson:
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,” said the film’s directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. “His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique. He is also very good at ping pong.”
The film is slated for a May 2018 release.