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Emilia Clarke backs Kit Harington to play Luke Skywalker

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has said she would love to see her "Game of Thrones" co-star play a young

The 31-year-old actor, who plays Qi'ra in the new "Solo: A Star Wars Story", suggested Harington's name if the iconic character gets his own Star Wars spin-off.

''I feel like I have to say Because I have to, do you know what I mean?'' Clarke told

The said she is excited to feature in the movie directed by

"My brother was a huge fan, he's my big brother. I was always gonna do everything he told me to do, so I watched them really young (and) got into them from him.

"Then when it all came back the second time around, I became a fan all over again, because it's just... They've taken it to every level. And then when they wanted me to be in it, I'm like, 'What? OK!'"

is all set to play a young Han Solo, the beloved character immortalised by veteran

"Solo" also stars Woody Harrelson, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, among others.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 11:00 IST