Essex pop star Olly Murs admits he’d like to be in Star Wars

Olly Murs

Olly Murs - Credit: Archant

Essex singing sensation Olly Murs has said he sees himself as a “Hans Solo-type character” at the opening of a new Star Wars attraction at Disneyland Paris.

Murs, from Witham, described the character as “a bit cheeky, a bit of a rogue and I think he was a superhero in a different way”.

The X-Factor star who has sold millions of singles and albums worldwide, added: “I like his look and style – Harrison Ford was incredible as Hans Solo so I think I would like to fit the mould of him.

“Nothing could turn me to the dark side. I’m a good guy – in and out – so Solo all the way for me.”

He made the comments while at the launch of Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris, a new attraction at the theme park including a show, film and workshops for young would-be Jedi.


You may also want to watch:


Commenting on the attraction, Murs said: “To actually come here and see all the Star Wars characters was amazing, and I loved it, absolutely loved it.”

Season of the Force runs until March 26.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus