‘Star Wars’ Rumor: Is Adam Driver Han Solo’s Son?

The Force is strong with this rumor.

Do you believe that this guy:

Could be the offspring of these guys?

Whether you believe it or not, it’s a possibility that’s out there: Jedi News reports the rumor that Adam Driver’s character in “Star Wars: Episode VII” is not the villain that’s been rumored in the past, but actually the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia.

Well, not exactly the villain. According to the rumor, Driver’s character “will be seduced to the Dark Side, and a main plot point for the movie will be their attempt to rescue him.”

It’s nothing more than rumor for now, but it’s an intriguing prospect all the same, particularly because it calls upon some elements of the “Star Wars” Expanded Universe — a series of stories that have been deemed all but irrelevant for the future of the franchise.

Until we know more for sure, though, don’t go turning the question marks surrounding Driver’s character, and the film at large, into exclamation points. Nothing is set in stone until it’s made public and official. The only thing we know for sure about Driver and “Star Wars” is that the actor is headed to

Directed by J.J. Abrams, “Star Wars: Episode VII” arrives on December 18, 2015.

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