11 Facts About the Star Wars – Han Solo Movie

There is a lot of information circulating about the Han Solo movie so we thought we would put it all in one place and make it easy for you.

  1. It has an official name, Solo: A Star Wars StoryThis was officially announced on October 17 by director Ron Howard.

  2. The film is scored by John Powell, who has scored several popular movies such as Rio, How to Train Your Dragon, and The Bourne Identity.
  3. The script is written by Jon and Lawrence Kasdan who have worked on several of the previous Star Wars movies.
  4. Due to several creative differences, the original director team of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were released from the film and replaced with Ron Howard.
  5. Solo: A Star Wars Story is set as a space western that will focus on a young Han Solo and his Wookiee partner Chewbacca.
  6. We know that we will see the encounter with Lando Calrissian where Han acquires the Millenium Falcon.
  7. The actors portraying our favorite characters are Alden Ehrenreich (Beautiful Creatures, Hail, Ceasar!) as Han Solo, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca and Donald Glover (The Martian, Spider-Man: Homecoming) as Lando Calrissian
  8. New characters to the Star Wars galaxy include Woody Harrelson (Cheers, Zombieland) as Han’s mentor Beckett, and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Kira.
  9. Several well-known actors are attached to the movie, such as Paul BettanyWarwick DavisThandie NewtonClint Howard and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
  10. The film is slated to be released on May 25th, 2018
  11. An interesting add-in to the movie are Tag Greenley and Bink Otauna,. Tag and Bink appeared in a series of non-canon comics, created by Kevin Rubio. They are a mischievous pair that get into a series of amusing troubles and seem to inevitably cross paths with every major canon character. I guess they are now official members of the Star Wars Universe.