It’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.
When Disney wiped the Star Wars canon clean, they meant it, and since then old characters, ideas, and settings have been introduced only slowly. But a couple of tweets from yesterday suggest that the newest addition is, well, not one anybody suspected.
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Director Chris McKay discusses the casting progress for Nightwing. Ron Howard teases a cool Star Wars easter egg for the Han Solo movie. Plus, get a better look at Gotham’s new Scarecrow, a mustachioed John Boyega emerges for new Pacific Rim: Uprising posters, and new footage from Downsizing. Spoilers Now!
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have signed on to direct Artemis, a scifi flick based on the upcoming book from Andy Weir, who previously wrote The Martian. This comes after the pair was fired from the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff flick, which was later taken over by Ron Howard.
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Director Ron Howard has tweeted a lot of intriguing and cool photos from the set of the untitled Han Solo movie, but his latest either confirms a long standing fan theory or pokes fun at it. You decide.
The Happytime Murders expands its cast. Get a look at Paul Bettany’s mysterious Han Solo character. Stephen Amell hints at a happier future for Oliver Queen in Arrow’s next season. Plus, the first look at The Magicians’ third season and new clips from Rick and Morty and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. To me, my spoilers!
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Director Ron Howard continues to bring fans behind the scenes of the untitled Han Solo movie via his Twitter, today using it to confirm that actor Paul Bettany has joined the cast.
Buried in the news of Michael K. Williams’s departure from the Han Solo movie was the possible name of Emilia Clarke’s character. And it’s a name we’ve heard a bunch of times in the Star Wars universe.
The Han Solo reshoots/director change have claimed their first victim: Michael K. Williams.
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One of the complaints fans had about The Force Awakens was the death of Han Solo wasn’t powerful enough. It happened too quickly and we never saw anyone process it. Well, maybe that’s because his death was so big, it’s going to reverberate into The Last Jedi too.
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In his now-infamous meeting with Billy Dee Williams, Donald Glover threw out a huge number of ideas and thoughts about the character of Lando Calrissian. According to Glover, after he said all that, Williams looked at him and said, “Yeah, I don’t know about all that. Just be charming.”
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