It’s almost impossible to imagine the original Star Wars with anyone but Harrison Ford as Han Solo, or Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. But long, long ago, these roles were up for grabs — and Kurt Russell could have shot first. Check out the revealing audition tapes for the Original Trilogy!

Mark Hamill (helped by Harrison Ford), for the role of Luke Skywalker, of course

Andrew Stevens, for the role of Luke Skywalker

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Perry King and Charles Martin Smith, for the roles of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo

Lisa Eilbacher, for the role of Princess Leia

Anne-Marie Martin, for the role of Princess Leia

Robby Benson, for the role of Luke Skywalker

Cindy Williams, for the role of Princess Leia

Carrie Fisher, for the role of Princess Leia

Amy Irving, for the role of Princess Leia

Kurt Russell, for the role of Han Solo

Terri Nunn, for the role of Princess Leia

Harrison Ford, for the role of Han Solo

Linda Purl, for the role of Princess Leia

Bonus: Finding the young Anakin Skywalker