Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie (2018):
Solo: A Star Wars Story (also known simply as Solo) is an American space Western film centering on the Star Wars character Han Solo, it is the second Star Wars anthology film, following Rogue One (2016). Directed by Ron Howard, produced by Lucasfilm, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures,
Alden Ehrenreich stars as Solo, with Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandiwe Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. Solo is one of the most expensive films ever made, with a budget of at least $275 million.
Solo was released in the United States on May 25, 2018, and received generally positive reviews from critics, which praised the cast (particularly Ehrenreich and Glover), visuals, score, and action sequences, although its cinematography and tone were criticized. It became the first Star Wars film to be a box office bomb, only grossing $393.2 million worldwide.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Information:
|Solo: A Star Wars Story
|May 10, 2018 (Los Angeles)
May 25, 2018 (United States)
|Characters by George Lucas
|Walt Disney Studios
|Box Office Collection
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Trailer:
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Storyline:
With the emerging demand of hyperfuel and other resources, Han Solo finds himself in the middle of a heist alongside other criminals, where they meet the likes of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian in an adventurous situation exposing the criminal underworld.-IMDb
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Cast and Characters:
- Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo
- Woody Harrelson as Beckett
- Emilia Clarke as Qi’ra
- Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian
- Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca
- Thandiwe Newton as Val(as Thandie Newton)
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge as L3-37
- Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos
- Jon Favreau as Rio Durant(voice)
- Erin Kellyman as Enfys Nest
- Linda Hunt as Lady Proxima(voice)
- Ian Kenny as Rebolt
- John Tui as Korso
- Anna Francolini as Imperial Emigration Officer
- Andrew Woodall as Imperial Recruitment Officer
- Warwick Davis as Weazel
- Shaquille Ali-Yebuah as Imperial Mudtrooper
- Eben Figueiredo as Imperial Mudtrooper
Interesting Facts About Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie:
- George Lucas began developing a Han Solo prequel in 2012 and commissioned Lawrence Kasdan to write the screenplay.
- After Lucas sold Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company in 2012, Kasdan was hired to write Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), leaving his son Jonathan to complete the Solo script.
- Principal photography began in January 2017 at Pinewood Studios, with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Both were fired in June 2017 following creative differences with Lucasfilm, and Howard was hired as their replacement.
- It received a nomination for Best Visual Effects at the 91st Academy Awards.