In a surprise announcement today, director Ron Howard revealed the official name of the untitled Han Solo film: Solo: A Star Wars Story. The announcement came in a post in which the acclaimed filmmaker (with a little help from an anonymous Wookiee) thanked his cast and crew as principal photography wrapped.
The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London. The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their earlyContinue reading “Han Solo – New Star Wars Story Begins Production”
Lucasfilm announced today that Donald Glover, an acclaimed actor, award-winning writer, and Grammy-nominated artist, will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the still-untitled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Glover will join Alden Ehrenreich — previously cast as Han Solo — in bringing two iconic StarContinue reading “Donald Glover Cast As Young Lando Calrissian In Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film”
Lucasfilm has officially announced that The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been tapped to direct a “Star Wars Anthology” film that will serve as a young Han Solo movie. “This is the first film we’ve worked on that seems like a good idea to begin with. We promise to take risks, to giveContinue reading “Han Solo Movie Coming In 2018 From The LEGO Movie Helmers”
The estimated auction price for Han Solo’s blaster from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi is between $200,000 to $300,000. Described as a “non-firing blaster”, the prop was cast in resin and modeled after the original Mauser C96-inspired blaster used in Star Wars, which is believed to be destroyed. AccordingContinue reading “Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster To Sell At Auction For An Estimated $300,000”
Over the last few years Adam Savage has constructed a Blade Runner pistol and Indiana Jones’ revolver, but not Han Solo’s DL-44 blaster from Star Wars A New Hope. Fortunately, the makers at the Replica Prop Forum have thoroughly researched the details of this prop and have faithfully recreated the components needed to build it.Continue reading “Adam Savage Builds Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster”
Brian Altano of IGN created this fun concept that hopefully will come to fruition: Han Solo “frosted” in Carbonite on a Pop-Tart. The idea began at the water cooler where a few employees were discussing marketing opportunities and popular franchise cash-ins they wish existed. Would you eat them? I would!