Ron Howard has been sharing images from the Star Wars standalone Han Solo film ever since he took over the director’s chair in June. However the one tidbit he did not share? The movie’s title.
Till now. On Tuesday, Howard tweeted out a brief video revealing the movie’s title — with slightly assist from the furry arms of Han Solo’s co-pilot.
Get your purple plastic celebration cups out — the title is the perhaps-obvious “Solo” (with “A Star Wars Story” pinned on, simply in case you thought it actually was in regards to the consuming cups).
Howard shared the movie’s brand, which was additionally printed on StarWars.com, however no new photos of the solid.
The movie is the second function in what’s known as the Star Wars Anthology sequence of movies, following 2016’s “Rogue One.” But it surely’s the primary to focus on one particular important character, although it is anticipated that others — presumably specializing in Ben Kenobi, Boba Fett and Yoda — will observe.
Alden Ehrenreich stars as younger Han Solo (who was performed, after all, by Harrison Ford within the unique movies). The movie additionally stars Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Joonas Suotamo. Suotamo replaces Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca — the 2 actors shared the position in 2015’s “The Pressure Awakens” and the upcoming “The Final Jedi.”
Filming started in January 2017 with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller directing, however they parted methods with the film in June and have been changed by Howard.
Followers naturally had some spacey reactions to the title.
Please be extra particular, which Solo is it about
— Brian Lynch (@BrianLynch) October 17, 2017
Crimson Solo: He made the beer run in 24 parsecs
— Don Chin (@realdonchin) October 17, 2017
And a few nervous that ending manufacturing now places the deliberate Memorial Day weekend launch doubtful.
OK, **WHEN** subsequent yr tho?
As a result of Could is lookin about as seemingly as making the Kessel Run in lower than 10 parsecs.
— Bobby (@bobbyrobertspdx) October 17, 2017
Guess it will get shifted to Christmas. It’s attending to be a little bit of a practice, which I fairly like.
— John Pollock (@JohnChopperx) October 17, 2017
“Solo” is ready to hit theaters Could 25, 2018. You possibly can see it solo, or with buddies.
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