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Details On What You Will See On Disney’s Streaming Service
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Disney will be launching their new streaming service next year, and details as to what we will see on it are starting to surface. As expected, we will see a lot of the main Disney properties, but there will also be a few new changes to some of the other properties the studio owns like Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm.

According to new reports, we can expect to see some brand-new content as well. From the new Star Wars TV shows to films that will be released exclusively on the service. More on the story below.

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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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Disney Developing More ‘Star Wars’ TV Series For Their Streaming Service
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Following the news that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be writing and producing a new series of Star Wars films, Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced that Disney will be developing “a few” Star Wars TV series for its own streaming service.

Last November, it was announced that the studio would be launching just one show. Now it appears that more are on the way. However, it’s not clear if these series will be related to the current saga that will conclude with the J.J. Abrams-directed Episode IX, the trilogy that Rian Johnson will be creating, or something completely original and new. More on the story below.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Creators Sign On To Write and Produce Multiple New ‘Star Wars’ Movies
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If you thought Lucasfilm might let off the gas a bit when it comes to how many new Star Wars movies they’re developing anytime soon, you thought wrong.

It’s been announced that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators, producers, writers, and sometimes directors of HBO’s Game of Thrones, have signed on to write and produce a series of new Star Wars titles.

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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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