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Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Solo: A Star Wars Story
Directed by
Screenplay by
Based onCharacters
by George Lucas
Produced by
CinematographyBradford Young
Edited by
Music byJohn Powell
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date
  • May 25, 2018 (2018-05-25) (United States)
CountryUnited States
Budget$275–300 million[9][10][11]
Box office$393.2 million[12]

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a Star Wars anthology film, exploring the adventures of young Han Solo (portrayed by Alden Ehrenreich) and Chewbacca.

Plot[change | change source]

Han Solo and Qi'ra learn how to collect coaxium.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Lord and Miller, the film's original directors,[1] were fired from the film in June 2017 after over four-and-a-half months of shooting, about three-quarters through principal photography.[2][3][4] [5] Howard took over directing duties for the remaining three-and-a-half weeks of scheduled principal photography and five weeks of reshoots.[5] It is unknown what the director credit on the final film will be.[6]
  2. Dickens, the film's original editor,[7] was replaced by Scalia in May 2017 during principal photography.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Christopher Miller and Phil Lord to helm Han Solo Anthology Film". StarWars.com. July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015.
  2. "A Message from Lucasfilm Regarding the Untitled Han Solo Film". StarWars.com. Lucasfilm. June 20, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  3. Kit, Borys; Ford, Rebecca (June 20, 2017). "'Star Wars': Han Solo Film Loses Directors". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  4. Lang, Brent (June 20, 2017). "'Star Wars' Han Solo Spinoff: Lord & Miller Fired After Clashing With Kathleen Kennedy (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Masters, Kim (June 22, 2017). "Ron Howard Steps In to Direct Han Solo Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  6. Handel, Jonathan (June 21, 2017). "Han Solo Film Firing May Force Directors Guild to Make Tough Choices". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  7. "Han Solo–Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A New Star Wars Story Begins". Star Wars.com. February 21, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  8. Masters, Kim (June 26, 2017). "'Star Wars' Firing Reveals a Disturbance in the Franchise". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
  9. "Solo: A Star Wars Story". Box Office Mojo. $275,000,000
  10. Sylt, Christian (June 4, 2018). "Disney Recoups A Quarter Of $4 Billion Star Wars Purchase Price". Forbes. Archived from the original on April 13, 2020. Retrieved June 13, 2018.
  11. D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 26, 2018). "'Star Wars' Boba Fett Movie No Longer In Development; Lucasfilm Focusing On 'The Mandalorian' Streaming Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 13, 2020. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  12. "Solo: A Star Wars Story". The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Archived from the original on February 24, 2021. Retrieved February 15, 2021.

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