After Star Wars: Episode VIII in 2017, we’re due for a “standalone” Han Solo movie featuring the Millennium Falcon captain as a young man, along with his faithful Wookiee companion Chewbacca and other friends as they begin their lives as scoundrels in the shadows of the Empire.
Solo teaser trailer!
Solo character posters:
“Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.”
The release date is May 25, 2018.
This film will be known as Solo: A Star Wars Story (in the vein of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). Working or informal titles included “Untitled Star Wars Project Number 2” and “Red Cup.”
The title is Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Here’s what we know so far about the cast and crew of Lucasfilm’s second Star Wars spinoff:
Who’s directing the Han Solo movie? Who’s writing it?
The s script is by Star Wars veteran Lawrence Kasdan and his son, Jake.
Who’s in the cast of the Han Solo movie?
… and the rest.
Who’s composing the theme and score?
John Williams and John Powell:
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