Ron Solo – SWR #287


Han Solo- new direction: Lord and Miller are out? Ron Howard is in! Anakin and Ahsoka are back in action? Is there ever such a thing as too much Star Wars (revisited) More Star Wars coming to Netflix! All this, and so much more!


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  • Han Solo movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were let go (
    • Announced on Tuesday, June 20
    • “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an incredible cast and crew, but it’s become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we’ve decided to part ways. A new director will be announced soon,” said Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.
    • “Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’ but for once this cliché is true. We are really proud of the amazing and world-class work of our cast and crew,” stated Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.
    • Lucasfilm says the movie will remain on course for a May 2018 release.
  • Director Ron Howard is in!  (
    • Announces Thursday, June 22
    • Howard, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter, will meet with the actors — Alden Ehrenreich is playing the iconic smuggler, Donald Glover is playing Lando Calrissian, with Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke and Thandie Newton also on the roll call — to soothe a rattled set and will pore over a rough edit to see what the project has and still needs.


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