Han's got a good feeling about this in the newest trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard’s Solo: A Star Wars Story is coming out at the end of next month, with a Cannes premiere just before that, but so far we’ve only seen the one good trailer. That left us with a lot of mysteries about the project, like whether the behind-the-scenes issues will have a tangible impact, how much of the plot will…

Michael K. Williams shares details on his excised Solo: A Star Wars Story character

In August, shortly after Ron Howard stepped in to take over Solo: A Star Wars Story from fired directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, a part originally played by Michael K. Williams had to be cut out when he couldn’t make room for Howard’s reshoots in his schedule. Paul Bettany was then brought in to play the same…

Ron Howard grabbed Jon Favreau to voice an "important alien character" in Solo

If the first trailer coming just a few months before the movie itself wasn’t enough of an indication of just how down-to-the-wire the production of Solo: A Star Wars Story is, Collider is reporting that director Ron Howard just brought in Jon Favreau to voice a “very cool and important” alien for the film. Howard…

George Lucas hung out on the set of Solo with his good buddy Ron Howard

George Lucas has been functionally estranged from the Star Wars universe for a few years now, ever since he sold his giant, expensive baby to Disney back in 2012. (In 2015, still clearly stinging, he referred to the deal as selling his kids “to the white slavers”; he later apologized for the comment, but it’s clear…

New Solo: A Star Wars Story details reveal some of the other rogues’ backgrounds

Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) is hardly the only handsome rake in Solo: A Star Wars Story, as evinced by Lando Calrissian’s (Donald Glover) repeat suave-as-fuck appearances in the trailers. Because the spin-off is basically an origin story, it’s also full of shady characters, including rogues played by Woody Harrelson,…

Please enjoy Natalie Portman making the all-male Best Director nominees very uncomfortable

Toward the end of Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony, Natalie Portman and Ron Howard were tasked with presenting one of the evening’s more prestigious awards: Best Director. But rather than engage in the same dry banter viewers have come to expect from awards shows, Portman decided to use her brief time onstage to…

Ron Howard goes behind the wheel for latest Solo: A Star Wars Story tease

Like any other Star Wars fan would, Ron Howard has been reacting to his gig as replacement director on Solo: A Star Wars Story by regularly posting photos on social media of neat stuff he’s doing and seeing while making the movie. His latest behind-the-scenes shot, which has to be one of the last ones we’re going to…

It is with a heavy heart that we report some dissatisfaction with the movie title Solo

There are slim chances of titling a Star Wars movie in a manner that will please all or even most of its many, many fans, but just calling the Han Solo movie Solo is still pretty gobsmacking. That Han Solo’s last name directly implied his raffish, go-it-alone nature was always the type of thing you didn’t want to look…

Michael K. Williams was cut from the Han Solo movie

The sudden departure of Phil Lord and Chris Miller from Disney’s standalone Han Solo film created a lot of anxiety—a disturbance that the studio has tried to quell by bringing in the sure, steady hand of Ron Howard, who’s also done his part to assure that everything’s fine. “[It’s] coming along great,” Howard told The…

Ron Howard reunited with Willow’s Warwick Davis on the Han Solo set

Here’s one for anyone harboring a lingering nostalgia for Ron Howard’s 1988 fantasy epic Willow: Howard—apparently delighting in his ongoing role as the trickster god of the Star Wars universe—obliquely revealed today that Willow star Warwick Davis will appear in his upcoming Han Solo spin-off. Howard made the…