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Ron Howard: Han Solo movie is 'different' to any other Star Wars movie

30 Apr 2018

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Ron Howard insists 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' will be "different" to any other movie linked to the franchise. The 64-year-old actor and director has helmed the spin-off of the popular sci-fi franchise - which follows the life of Han Solo before he…

Donald Glover says Han Solo movie is more fun than other Star Wars movies

21 Feb 2018

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Donald Glover has promised 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is "a lot more fun" than other 'Star Wars' movies. The 34-year-old actor - who portrays the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo spin-off - is "really excited" about the "cool" film and…

Harrison Ford spoke with Alden Ehrenreich about Han Solo character

8 Feb 2018

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Harrison Ford gave Alden Ehrenreich some advice on how to play Han Solo in the 'Star Wars' spin-off. The 75-year-old screen legend first portrayed the fan favourite space smuggler in the original trilogy starting with 'Episode IV: A New Hope', and…

Rian Johnson defends Han Solo's funeral snub in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

3 Feb 2018

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' "didn't have a place" for Han Solo's funeral. The sci-fi fantasy film has been slapped with backlash since it hit the big screen last year because fans were expecting it to have a memorial service for the beloved character…

John Williams to compose theme for Han Solo movie

2 Jan 2018

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John Williams is composing a theme for the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off movie. The five-time Academy Award winning composer has created the score for all of the 'Star Wars' movies to date except one - 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' - and in a recent…

Thandie Newton: Han Solo film is dope

2 Nov 2017

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Thandie Newton has described the 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' film as being "dope" and "so cool". The 44-year-old British actress stars in a so-far unknown role in the spin-off movie, which was initially going to be helmed 'The LEGO Movie' filmmakers…

Tessa Thompson plays Han Solo character in Thor: Ragnarok

24 Oct 2017

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Tessa Thompson's 'Thor: Ragnarok' character Valkyrie was pitched as the "Han Solo of the movie". The 34-year-old actress will play the elite fighter in the upcoming third film in the trilogy - the latest movie in the expansive Marvel Cinematic…

Star Wars Han Solo spin-off to be called 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

17 Oct 2017

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The new 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off will be called 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'. Ron Howard - who took over the directorial role from Phil Lord and Chris Miller - appeared in a video posted on Twitter to announce the film's title as he confirmed…

Ron Howard teases 2 Han Solo film characters

16 Oct 2017

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Ron Howard has revealed two new characters for the Han Solo movie. The 63-year-old director has announced 'Star Wars' comic book characters Tag and Bink will be making an appearance in the sci-fi film franchise spin-off after taking to Twitter to…

Ron Howard teases more from Han Solo movie

9 Oct 2017

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Ron Howard has posted another teaser ahead of the Han Solo movie. The 63-year-old filmmaker took over control of the 'Star Wars' spin-off after Christopher Miller and Phil Lord left due to creative differences with Disney and Lucasfilm, and since he…

Ron Howard tantalises fans with new Han Solo set shot

27 Sep 2017

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Ron Howard has teased another set from the untitled Han Solo movie. The 63-year-old filmmaker took over control of the anthology movie after Christopher Miller and Phil Lord left due to creative differences with Disney and Lucasfilm, and since he…

Emilia Clarke wraps up filming for Han Solo movie

25 Sep 2017

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Emilia Clarke has finished filming the Han Solo movie. The 30-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actress stars as the new female lead in the untitled 'Star Wars' spin-off and just weeks after co-stars Paul Bettany and Donald Glover wrap up their scenes…

Ron Howard teases famous Kessel Run in Han Solo movie

21 Sep 2017

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Ron Howard has teased that his Han Solo spin-off film will feature the Millennium Falcon taking on the Kessel Run referenced in 'Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope'. The 63-year-old filmmaker took over control of the anthology movie after Christopher…

Paul Bettany wraps Han Solo filming

17 Sep 2017

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Paul Bettany has been hailed a "world class talent" by Ron Howard. The 46-year-old actor has wrapped filming his undisclosed role in the stand-alone Han Solo movie and the director of the 'Star Wars' spin-off couldn't have been happier with his…

Paul Bettany joins Han Solo spin-off

2 Sep 2017

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Paul Bettany has joined the Han Solo 'spin-off movie. Director Ron Howard revealed the casting news by sharing a picture of Paul, 46, on his Twitter page and writing: ""The Outer Rim just got a little bit wilder #PaulBettany #ForceFriday. It's my…

Michael K Williams cut from Han Solo movie

23 Aug 2017

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Michael K. Williams has been cut out of the untitled Han Solo movie. The 50-year-old actor's commitment to 'The Red Sea Diving Resort' and TV show 'Hap and Leonard' meant he was unavailable for the reshoots new director Ron Howard - who was brought…

Ron Howard reveals The Empire will feature in Han Solo film

17 Aug 2017

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Ron Howard has revealed The Empire will feature in the new 'Han Solo' film. The Academy Award-winning filmmaker took over directing duties on 'Star Wars' spin-off story - which will revolve around the early days of the smuggler - in June and dropped…

Rian Johnson says Han Solo will have major role in Last Jedi

14 Aug 2017

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Rian Johnson said Han Solo will still have a major part in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Harrison Ford's iconic character was shockingly murdered by his own son Ben Solo/Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in the 2015 movie 'The Force Awakens', but the director…

Ron Howard: Han Solo has been fantastic

2 Aug 2017

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Ron Howard has been praised 'Han Solo' movie has a "fantastic script". The Academy Award-winning filmmaker took over directing 'Star Wars' spin-off story after directing duo Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left Disney's project due to "creative…

Woody Harrelson praises Alden Ehrenreich's Han Solo

31 Jul 2017

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Woody Harrelson has praised Alden Ehrenreich for his performance as Han Solo and has teased he will bring out the character's more humorous side. The 56-year-old actor has been cast as galactic criminal Beckett who is believed to be a mentor to young…

John Powell to score Han Solo movie

27 Jul 2017

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John Powell is set to score the untitled Han Solo movie. Lucasfilm revealed on Wednesday (26.07.17) the Oscar-nominated composer will be taking on the duty of creating the score for the 'Star Wars' spin-off film. According to The Hollywood…

Warwick Davis to star in Han Solo movie

27 Jul 2017

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Warwick Davis has been cast in the upcoming Han Solo movie. The film's director subtly revealed the 47-year-old actor will appear in the hotly-anticipated movie in a currently unspecified part. Responding to a fan on Twitter, the movie's director…

Ron Howard to direct Han Solo film

23 Jun 2017

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Ron Howard will direct the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off. The 'Inferno' filmmaker has stepped in to take over the project - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel Alliance leader, played by Alden Ehrenreich - after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller…

Han Solo movie loses directors

21 Jun 2017

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Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have left the Han Solo 'Star Wars' spin-off due to "creative differences". The directorial duo signed up to the project - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel Alliance leader, played by Alden Ehrenreich - in July…

Harrison Ford: Watching the young Han Solo movie will be 'weird'

26 Apr 2017

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Harrison Ford admits watching the upcoming young Han Solo movie will be "weird". The 74-year-old actor is known for playing the intergalactic smuggler and thief in the 'Star Wars' franchise, and whilst he admits that watching Alden Ehrenreich take…