Han Solo: A Star Wars Story

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FOR 'SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY' REVEALED

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:

Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller part ways from the untitled 'Han Solo' film

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.”

Filming Begins on the Han Solo Star Wars Film, First Set Image

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.

Alden Ehrenreich Cast as Han Solo for 'Star Wars' Spin-Off
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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.