Category Archives: Han Solo

SYNOPSIS FOR SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY REVEALED

The official synopsis for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been revealed on StarWars.com, offering some new details on the upcoming film. Read it below:

Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

solo a star wars story promo-art synopsis

Besides the obvious plot elements, a couple of points we can take away from this brief synopsis is that this confirms we will see how Han and Chewie met in addition to laying slay to the rumors of the film being delayed from its release date of May 25th.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story – New Promo Art

The first promotional artwork for Solo ‘A Star Wars Story’ has accidentally landed on a Russian Licensing site called Licensing Russia …although Disney and Lucasfilm say it’s not officially from them, but most are saying this is too good for ‘Fan Art’ and is actual artwork from Disney which the licensing company have used to create their own promo poster.

Solo A Star Wars Story Licensing Russia Promo Art
Solo A Star Wars Story Licensing Russia Promo Art

Han Solo – Smuggler, Scoundrel, Hero.

Punch it, Chewy: Cameras begin rolling on the Han Solo film

Han Solo – Smuggler, Scoundrel, Hero.
Han Solo – Smuggler, Scoundrel, Hero.

Principal photography began on February 20 at Pinewood Studios, London. The Han Solo film is set for release on May 25, 2018 and it looks like Chewie’s the only one who bothered to dress for the occasion. 🙂

Official Statement from StarWars.com

Cameras are rolling on the adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee; principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20 at Pinewood Studios, London.

The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directors co-piloting the movie, with a cast that includes Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

“Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous,” Lord and Miller said. “We can’t think of anything funny to say, because we just feel really moved, and really lucky.”

Written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, it will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, Simon Emanuel, and co-produced by Kiri Hart, Susan Towner, and Will Allegra. Lawrence Kasdan and Jason McGatlin will executive produce.

Crewing the ship will be some of the industry’s top talent, including Academy Award nominee for his work on Arrival, Bradford Young (Director of Photography), Chris Dickens (Editor), Dominic Tuohy (SFX Supervisor), Rob Bredow (VFX Supervisor) and Brad Allan (Action Designer).

They will be joining returning Star Wars veteran crew members Neal Scanlan (Creature & Droid FX Creative Supervisor), Neil Lamont (Production Designer), Dave Crossman and Glyn Dillon (Co-Costume Designers), Jamie Wilkinson (Prop Master), Lisa Tomblin (Hair), Amanda Knight (Make-Up) and Nina Gold (UK Casting Director).

The untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story is slated for release on May 25, 2018.

Punch it.