'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Crawling Towards $115 Million Weekend
Solo is not on the box office pace compared to Rogue One. Some saw this one coming, and others are questioning franchise fatigue. — Disney and Lucasfilm's latest Star Wars film is doing lower than what it was expected to do at the box office. Disney originally predicted the film in the $130-$150M range but now the film is being projected in the $110-$115M range but it is struggling to reach that feat. Which is surprising consider the holiday weekend.
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Review: A Satisfying Entry Inside The Star Wars Universe
Solo: A Star Wars Story is Lucasfilm's second attempt at making a Star Wars Story. Films that aren't a part of the original trilogy although they take place during the same time period.
Early Box Office Estimates: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Tracking Enormous $170M Opening Weekend
Early tracking projections have placed Disney and Lucasfilm's Solo: A Star Wars Story in the $170 million range for its four-day opening weekend. The first estimates were released on Thursday putting the film between $165M to $175M on its opening weekend. Tracking was elevated.
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Will Be A Different Type of Star Wars Film
Director Ron Howard recently revealed fresh footage of his Solo: A Star Wars Story. — Howard has already touted it would be a different type of Star Wars film. That is a relief to hear considering most fans want to experience something new from the galaxy far far away. Especially when it comes to the Star Wars Stories that highlight a certain aspect of the galaxy. Rogue One was the first Star Wars Story and it did very well. Most heralded as the proper Star Wars prequel. Solo will try to follow the first tough act. Solo has come under drama during production. After the original directing duo of Christopher Miller and Phil Lord left the project due to "creative differences."
Solo: A Star Wars Story Becoming Solo Featurette
Solo: A Star Wars Story Teaser
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Full Trailer
In what has felt like a long and needlessly turbulent journey, fans finally got their first official look at Star Wars' iconic smuggler made famous by Harrison Ford.
OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FOR 'SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY' REVEALED
Slow your roll. The latest chapter of the Star Wars saga reveals a pulse, but that's just about it... — With just over four months until the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, fans can finally sink their teeth into the official synopsis about the young smuggler made famous by Harrison Ford. On Tuesday, Disney and LucasFilms revealed some non-revelatory yet semi-juicy nuggets that feel like a nice lead-in to an epic Super Bowl trailer debut:
It's official Lucasfilm's Han Solo film is titled: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
As Lucasfilm's Han Solo film wrapped production, Director Ron Howard took to Twitter to give thanks to cast, crew, and fans by way of announcing the film's official title - "Solo: A Star Wars Story"
Oscar-Winning Director Ron Howard to Direct 'Star Wars' Han Solo Film
THR is first to report Ron Howard has been named as the new director of Lucasfilm and Disney’s untitled Han Solo movie. Sources tell THR that Howard will meet with the actors "to soothe a rattled set" and will pore over a rough edit to see what the project has and still needs. No official statement has been made by Ron Howard or his agents at CAA.
Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller part ways from the untitled 'Han Solo' film
Directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller have parted ways from the untitled Han Solo spinoff. — In a statement from StarWars.com, Lord and Miller shared “Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’ but for once this cliché is true. We are really proud of the amazing and world-class work of our cast and crew.”
'Rogue One' Director on How Differently 'Han Solo' Will Feel to the First Star Wars Story
Rogue One director Gareth Edwards has all but assured us that we shouldn't get used to something formulaic when it comes to the Star Wars story line of spinoff films set in the galaxy far, far away.
'Han Solo' Star Wars Spinoff Adds Michael K. Williams to Cast
Michael K. Williams has joined the Han Solo prequel Star Wars story as a late addition in the midst of shooting. He joins a cast that includes Alden Ehreinreich and Donald Glover.
'Westworld' Star Thandie Newton in Talks to Join 'Han Solo'
One of the best things about Westworld was one of its stars, Thandie Newton, who is engrossing in her role as one of the robots created to be part of the attraction that is the theme part Westworld. Now, she may be up for a role in Star Wars spinoff Han Solo.
Pheobe Waller-Bridge in Talks for Major Role in 'Han Solo'
After receiving critical acclaim for her work on the Amazon series Fleabag, Pheobe Waller-Bridge is in talks for a key role in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, which has already kicked off filming and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, and Emilia Clark.
Filming Begins on the Han Solo Star Wars Film, First Set Image
Star Wars is a 24/7 event, and in the wake of Episode VIII's title announcement, we can now confirm that filming on the Han Solo anthology film has begun. Phil Lord and Chris Miller have begun production on the spinoff, which stars Alden Ehrenreich as young Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. Woody Harrelson plays a mentor to Han, while Emilia Clarke is onboard in an unspecified role.
Diego Luna Gives Curious Response as to Whether We'll See Cassian Andor in 'Han Solo'
Rogue One; A Star Wars Story sells itself on the concept of being a standalone, one-and-done tale of war and rebellion, and for that it is effective. It closes the book quite significantly, but does that close the book on these characters showing up in further anthology films?
Donald Glover on His Excitement for the Role of Lando in 'Han Solo'
Speaking with USA Today following his Golden Globe win, Donald Glover discussed playing the iconic Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo movie, which is due out next year (though with whispers of a delay to December of 2018).
Woody Harrelson Being Eyed for a Key Role in 'Han Solo'
Woody Harrelson has been no slouch in recent years, and has been a solid inclusion in pretty much everything he's been in. From Hunger Games to The Edge of Seventeen, he's become the go-to mentor for young heroes everywhere. Next up, it might just be somewhere in a galaxy far, far away that needs his services.
'Han Solo' May Get Pushed Back to December 2018 Release
Remember when Star Wars: Episode VIII was actually meant to come out in just a few short months? Yeah, me too. Now, the next saga film in the Star Wars franchise is coming in December, but following that is the Han Solo anthology picture, which is lined up for a May 25 release in 2018.
Emilia Clarke Joins the Star Wars Franchise with 'Han Solo'
Emilia Clarke is famed for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's Game of Thrones, but is coming off recent roles in Terminator: Genisys and Me Before You. Now, she's taking the next genuine step into blockbuster filmmaking, joining the upcoming Han Solo film from director's Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
'Han Solo' Star Alden Ehrenreich on Donald Glover Casting and a Younger Chewbacca
Variety jumped at the chance to question Aldren Ehrenreich about his Han Solo film during the premiere for Rules Don't Apply. While Ehrenreich couldn't say much, he was glowing in his praise for Donald Glover, who has been cast as Lando Calrissian, and joked about Chewbacca's role.
'Han Solo' Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Re-Sign with 20th Century Fox TV
Despite their duties on Han Solo for Disney, Phil Lord and Chris Miller are not abandoning their TV projects. The duo has re-upped their television deal at 20th Century Fox TV for an additional three years.
'Han Solo' Cinematographer Promises a Layered and Smart Tale of the Galaxy's Favourite Smuggler
Phil Lord and Chris Miller are set to tell an early years story of Han Solo, along with fan-favourite Lando Calrissian, and most likely Chewbacca to round out what is a highly anticipated spin-off.
'Han Solo' Stars Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover Discuss the Film
Donald Glover has been officially announced to join Aldren Ehrenreich's Han Solo, playing Lando Calrissian in what is sure to be a film many Star Wars fans are both excited for and a little hesitant toward.
Donald Glover is Officially a Young Lando Clarissian in the Upcoming Han Solo Spin-Off
Disney has its Lando Calrissian to join its new Han Solo. Donald Glover was as close to a sure thing as you could get, and it's now been officially confirmed. He joins Alden Ehrenreich as the smuggling duo is now set in stone.
Three Actresses Up for Female Lead in Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff
Alden Ehrenreich is set to play young Han Solo in the upcoming spinoff film, and now the team is looking close to announcing its female lead. — Variety reports that three actresses have been shortlisted for the part. Tess Thompson (Creed), Naomi Scott (Terra Nova) and Zoe Kravitz (Mad Max: Fury Road) are all in the running.
Han Solo Film Adds 'Arrival' Cinematographer
Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors behind the upcoming Han Solo spin-off, have revealed that Bradford Young has joined on as the cinematographer for the highly anticipated sci-fi pic.
Han Solo Star Wars Story Seeks Female Lead
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are putting together the cast for the Han Solo film. With Alden Ehrenreich set to star as Han Solo himself, and Donald Glover rumoured for a younger Lando Calrissian, we set our eyes to a female lead.
A Young Lando Calrissian is Set to Play a Role in the Han Solo Star Wars Story
Phil Lord and Chris Miller are eyeing The Martian's Donald Glover to play a younger Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars film. — It's not hard to see why the film would look to slot the only slightly less iconic of the two smugglers into the film, and Glover brings the right amountof charm and wit to the table.
Multiple Han Solo Films with Alden Ehrenreich in Development
The New York Daily News is reporting that Disney and Lucasfilm are looking toward franchise prospects for Han Solo with Alden Ehrenreich in the title role.
Star Wars Celebration Europe: Alden Ehrenreich Officially Introduced As Han Solo.
On the final day of Star Wars Celebration Europe, the panel of Rian Johnson, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, officially announced Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo for the stand alone film. The news of Ehrenreich's casting was released months ago but this is the first time Ehrenreich is publicly introduced.
Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan Reveals 'Han Solo' News, Will Remain Involved in the Franchise
Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan has played a pivotal role in the Star Wars saga, having co-written The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens, which all needless to say earned critical acclaim.
Alden Ehrenreich Cast as Han Solo for 'Star Wars' Spin-Off
Disney and Lucasfilm have, after an extensive search, found Harrison Ford's replacement to play a young Han Solo in the upcoming spin-off. — Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!) has been cast in the standalone film, which is set to detail the young smuggler's early life before meeting up with Luke, Leia and the rest. No further details have been revealed and production is not expected to start until January.