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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: Lucasfilm Explains Why They Fired Phil Lord and Chris Miller
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When Lucasfilm fired directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller from Solo: A Star Wars Story, it came at a very bad time. The Star Wars spin-off was just about to be completed before the directors were given the axe due to creative reasons. Ron Howard would then step in as their replacement. But that even came with its own complications. While the “creative differences” excuse has been thrown around in situations like these, it appears there is some truth to it.

More on what lead up to Lord and Miller’s firing, how Howard did not want the gig at first, and what George Lucas did to help Howard. Check it all out here below.

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How Harrison Ford Helped Shape Han Solo In ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
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If Lucasfilm was going to have a spinoff like Solo: A Star Wars Story, it’s probably best that they gave Alden Ehrenreich all the tools needed to help him become Han Solo. And just like they helped Donald Glover to become Lando Calrissian by bringing in Billy Dee Williams, the original actor who first played the character, original Han Solo Harrison Ford stepped in to give some helpful advice to Ehrenreich, and all of the directors of the upcoming spinoff.

More on the story below.

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Emilia Clarke On Qi’ra’s History With Han In ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
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Han Solo’s reputation as a dashing roguish smuggler precedes him. But as Solo: A Star Wars Story will tell us, he didn’t always start out that way. In it, we will get to see the Han’s (Alden Ehrenreich) early days as a young upstart rising up the ranks of the criminal underworld. Like most thieves, they start out learning the tricks of the trade at a very young age. And most of the time, they aren’t alone.

In the film Emilia Clarke‘s Qi’ra, the mysterious femme fatale of the spinoff, has a bit of history with Han. One that goes as far back as their childhood. Below, we will learn a little bit more about Qi’ra, and how she will help shape Han to become the legendary smuggler that we all know and love.

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Get To Know The Smooth Talking Lando In ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
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On Super Bowl Sunday, Solo: A Star Wars Story made a very impressionable entrance by revealing its first TV spot to the world. But it didn’t stop there. The first teaser trailer for the upcoming spinoff then dropped, giving fans another taste of what’s to come. And now, Solo has been making the press rounds, revealing whatever details they can.

In the past few days, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has talked about what kind of film it is, while actor Alden Ehrenreich talked about what kind of Han Solo we would see in the film. Now we are getting to know a little bit more about the crew that he will join on the heist that will define him. So get to know Donald Glover‘s Lando Calrissian, the smooth-talking gambler, below.

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New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Images Detail Han’s Rise In the Criminal Underworld
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Earlier today we got our very first details for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The film will follow the early days of the roguish smuggler before he helped the Rebels in their cause to overthrow the Empire.

In what is being described as a “western crossed with a film noir, freighted with offbeat humor and set in the criminal underbelly of a galaxy being torn apart,” we are learning a little more about Han Solo, his motivations, and what kind of character he will become before we meet up with him at the Mos Eisley Cantina in Star Wars: A New Hope. Check out all the new details plus a few new images below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Is A Heist Gunslinger Film With Offbeat Humor
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Whenever there is a big trailer for a film like Star Wars, you can be sure that some equally big news will follow. Many were worried about Solo: A Star Wars Story given that the lack of marketing is usually a sign of how bad the film is. However, the strategy behind that was that Disney and Lucasfilm wanted to avoid any overlapping confusion between Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo may have. And now that The Last Jedi is out of the way, the marketing team is free and clear to push Solo until its Memorial Day weekend release.

With two new trailers released this past week, more details about the latest spinoff are now emerging, and they are giving us a better idea of what to expect from the upcoming film. More on the story below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Teaser Trailer & Posters: The Origin Of A Scoundrel
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Last night’s Super Bowl broadcast brought us the first look at Solo: A Star Wars Story, the highly anticipated Star Wars spin-off featuring a young Han Solo and Lando Calrissian.

Now, Lucasfilm has released the teaser trailer and character posters for the film. Check it out here below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Super Bowl Spot Gives The First Look At Spinoff
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

The first look at Solo: A Star Wars Story debuted during tonight’s Super Bowl broadcast and is now online for all to see. After months of production problem news, reshoots, and waiting for the first trailer to drop, we are finally getting our first look at the second of the Star Wars spinoffs.

Alden Ehrenreich stars the young title smuggler, with Donald Glover playing the cool and suave young Lando Calrissian. With the spinoff just a few more months away from release, Solo promises to be one of the more interesting marketing campaigns for a blockbuster movie this year. Check it out here below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Synopsis Sees Title Scoundrel Tangle With A Dangerous Criminal Underworld
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

It’s perfectly understandable if some Star Wars fans have been expressing some form of frustration over the lack of marketing for Solo: A Star Wars Story. But today is the day Disney can help ease some of that frustration.

While it may not be a trailer or an actual still from the film, we do have an official plot synopsis that gives us a look at the upcoming spinoff. Check it out below.

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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and More Confirmed For Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’
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The Lion King

Jon Favreau‘s The Lion King is already being hailed as one of the most anticipated films of 2019. We saw a small snippet of the live-action take of the animated opening sequence at D23, which pretty much tells us that this will be a visually stunning film. But that was just the beginning.

One of the biggest rumors going around earlier on in the casting process was that Beyoncé Knowles-Carter was going to play Nala. Well, you can put that rumor to rest, as the actress and singer has been confirmed to play her. Along with confirming Beyoncé Disney has also confirmed the rest of the full cast, which can be found below.

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