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The Han Solo Movie Gets a Title

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Today, director Ron Howard has officially revealed the title for the “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff and it isn’t such a big surprise:

Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Ron Howard to Direct Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

Han Solo Star Wars Spinoff

It’s official: Ron Howard has been hired to drive the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff home just two days after directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were mercilessly fired over creative differences with Lucasfilm producers — Lord & Miller’s comic aspects were reportedly the issue.

Academy Award-winning director will officially take over directing duties for the remainder of the film’s shooting schedule — there’s nearly a month of principal photography to go in addition to five weeks of pre-scheduled reshoots.

First Look: Cast of the Han Solo Spinoff Takes Flight on Millennium Falcon

Han Solo Star Wars Story

Check out the image of the main cast assembled, followed by the press release below. Also present are directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, as well as Finnish basketball player Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

Woody Harrelson Officially Cast in the Young Han Solo Movie

Star Wars Spinoff Cast

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the directors of the upcoming young Han Solo film, confirmed on the official Star Wars site that Woody Harrelson is joining the ensemble of the Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (Not final title) film, following reports last week that Lucasfilm and Disney definitively moved on from Christian Bale for the role of Solo’s mentor.

Donald Glover Is Lando Calrissian in Young ‘Han Solo’ Movie

Donald Glover Is Lando Calrissian

Lucasfilm announced officially that Donald Glover will be playing the younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story film, due out May 25, 2018.

The role was originally played by Billy Dee Williams in the two follow-up films The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Alden Ehrenreich Is the Young Han Solo!

Alden Ehrenreich

Following an exhaustive search with more than 2,500 auditions, directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord have cast Alden Ehrenreich as the young space smuggler in their upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story film.

Han Solo Shortlist Revealed

Harrison Ford

Disney and Lucasfilm have settled on a shortlist of actors who are in contention to play the young Han Solo in the upcoming untitled Star Wars spin-off.

Those on the list now include the following: Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Dave Franco, Jack Reynor, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Emory Cohen and Blake Jenner.