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How ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Fails Its Protagonist

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a fun comedic crime film that stands out from the franchise’s other offerings because of its setting.  Where the film fails however, is acting as a Han Solo origin film.  In a review of the film, one of my criticisms of Solo: A Star Wars Story was that Han ...

Comic Report: 30/05/2018

Amazing Spider-man #800 Review This was the big finale to Dan Slott’s long run on Amazing Spider-man and it meets almost every expectation one would have going into it and then some. 'Go Down Swinging' always felt short at only four issues, but this finale is having enough material to fill more than two regular sized ...

Box Office Report: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stalls With $103 Million Holiday Opening

In its Memorial Day weekend debut, Disney and Lucasfilm's Solo: A Star Wars Story struggled, where it came in well behind expectations with a three-day debut of $84.8 million and four-day debut of $103 million, according to Monday numbers. That's even coming in below Friday forecasts. The news is altogether grim globally as well, where Solo rolled out in every ...

‘Star Wars’: James Mangold to Write & Direct Boba Fett Movie

Well, it was a turbulent road to get here but finally, Disney has found the director for their rumored (now confirmed) Boba Fett Star Wars anthology film. James Mangold, director of Logan and Walk the Line, has been announced as both the writer and the director of the film. The reveal comes as Disney and Lucasfilm prepare the wide ...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Film Review

The next entry in Disney and Lucas film series of Star Wars Anthology films provides audiences with an origin story of sorts for the franchise’s most popular character: Han Solo.   Solo: A Star Wars Story is a science fiction crime film that delves into the seedier parts of the Star Wars universe, only briefly glimpsed in earlier ...

UPDATE: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Would Like A Lando Calrissian ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off Film

UPDATE: In response to this earlier story, io9 contacted Lucasfilm and confirmed that the quote wasn’t translated correctly, with a rep saying: “[Kennedy] said it’s something she’d like to do one day in the future.” The original story follows: Well... Hollywood is known for its out-of-the-box ideas right? When it was announced that Han Solo would be ...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

The second big film to premiere in May 2018, Solo: A Star Wars Story sets out to give audiences a look into the life of one of the franchise's most famous characters, Han Solo. A film that has been plauged with production troubles and a plethera of rumors, Solo debuted to great first reactions. But did that excitement translate ...

Ron Howard Discusses Phil Lord & Chris Miller’s Exit From ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

After months of reports and speculation, director Ron Howard has finally offered some insight into Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s exit from Solo: A Star Wars Story as directors. Last June, it was revealed that Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy had made the decision to part ways the duo off of the Star Wars spin-off due to creative differences shortly before ...

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer & Poster Released

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Tonight, Lucasfilm and Disney released a brand new trailer for their upcoming Star Wars anthology film, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Check out the trailer below! The new trailer showcases the young Han Solo as the film chronicles his life before his meeting with Ben Kenobi and Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: A New Hope. ...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ to Premiere at Cannes Film Festival in May

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In a press release sent by Disney, Lucasfilm announced today that Solo: A Star Wars Story, the newest adventure taking place in the Star Wars galaxy, has been selected to screen at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in Official Selection and Out of Competition during the film festival’s run, May 8-19, 2018. Director Ron Howard is expected to attend along ...

First Look at ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Revealed

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos The photo you see below is apparently the the first look at Star Wars' next anthology film, Solo: A Star Wars Story! The image includes the film's main stars,  Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, and Joonas Suotamo as Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, rumored character Kira and Han's best friend, Chewbacca. For Clarke, I wrote rumored because ...

Ron Howard Reveals First Look at Young Chewbacca

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Ever since being brought on to fill the role of Director for the still untitled Han Solo film, Ron Howard has been sharing behind the scenes photos of production on his Twitter and today, he revealed the most exciting one yet. Howard tweeted a picture of young Chewbacca who will be ...

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