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Solo: A Star Wars Story revealed as Han Solo movie title

The title of the Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo has been revealed as Solo: A Star Wars Story. The movie will star Alden Ehrenreich as the title character alongside Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke. Director Ron Howard made the announcement in a video shared on Twitter. He also said the movie had now wrapped and will go into editing. It’s due to be released on May 25 2018. The film has already received a lot of attention after Howard took over from Phil Lord…

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A New “Star Wars” for the Big Kids—and Porgs for the Little Ones

In the new HBO documentary “Spielberg,” there is a moment when George Lucas recalls showing an early cut of “Star Wars” to the cadre of young filmmakers of which he and Spielberg were members, along with Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, and Francis Ford Coppola. “It was, basically, a children’s film,” Lucas says. “You know, it wasn’t what the other friends of mine would think of as something really worthwhile.” De Palma hated it; Spielberg knew it would be “a smash.” It’s not George Lucas’s “Star Wars” anymore, as the…

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Hints At Answers The Force Awakens Didn’t Deliver

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a major blockbuster last year, but the film ultimately raised more questions than it answered. We don’t yet know why Luke’s Jedi academy was destroyed, why he later went into self-imposed, exile on Ahch-To, why his nephew Kylo Ren fell to the Dark Side, why Han and Leia were estranged, or the history of the new Emperor stand-in, Supreme Leader Snoke. A new trailer for Episode VIII dropped last…

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J.J. Abrams to direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In an unexpected move worthy of a Jedi master, Lucasfilm has officially appointed J.J. Abrams to direct Episode IX of the Star Wars franchise’s “sequel trilogy”. This news comes just one week after they fired the previous director, Colin Trevorrow due to “differing visions”. Abrams directed the first instalment (or Episode VII in the official canon) […] Entertainment –

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JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

JJ Abrams, who launched the new era of Star Wars films with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to the series as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. “With The Force Awakens, JJ delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. “I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy.” Abrams is replacing Colin Trevorrow, who dropped out of the film last month. He left the director’s chair because he and Lucasfilm had differing “visions”, the company…

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