Solo: A Star Wars Story
Solo - A Star Wars Story
Title: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Directed by: Ron Howard
Written by: Jonathan Kasdan; Lawrence Kasdan
Distributed by: Lucasfilm, Ltd.
Walt Disney Productions
Released: May 25th, 2018
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 135 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is an American feature film of the science fantasy and action genres. It is the sixteenth feature-length film project in the Star Wars multimedia franchise. It is the eleventh theatrically released film and the tenth live-action feature film. It is the second movie in the anthology spin-off projects following the 2016 film Rogue One. The film was directed by Ron Howard with a script written by Jonathan Kasdan and Lawrence Kasdan. It was produced by Lucasfilm, Ltd. and Walt Disney Productions and premiered theatrically in the United States on Memorial Day weekend, May 25th, 2018.

Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich as young Han Solo. Co-starring in the film is Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra, Woody Harrelson as Beckett, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca and Thandie Newton as Val.

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  • Star Wars was created by writer, director and executive producer George Lucas. It is based on the multimedia franchise which began with the 1977 feature film Star Wars, later given the full title of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The film was written and directed by George Lucas.
  • Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were originally set to direct Solo: A Star Wars Story back in 2015. By 2017 however, creative differences arose between the directors and studio heads, resulting in their departure from the project. They were replaced by Ron Howard, who completed work on the film. Howard was brought onto the project on June 22nd, 2017. Shooting of the movie under Howard's direction resumed on July 10th, 2017. [1]
  • Phil Lord and Chris Miller expressed their opinions about leaving the film in an article with "I think in terms of us leaving the project, I think everybody went in with really good intentions and our approach to making the movie was different than theirs. That was a really big gap to bridge, and it proved to be too big". [2]

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The World of Star Wars

Star Wars miscellaneous

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  1. Star; June 22nd, 2017. "Ron Howard to Assume Directorial Duties on the Untitled Han Solo Film".
  2.; November 19th, 2017. Kempton, Sara. "Chris Miller and Phil Lord Discuss Being Kicked Off the Han Solo Movie".
  3. L.A.; December 3rd, 2015. Rottenberg, Josh. "Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan on the past, present and future of 'Star Wars'"

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