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Solo: A Star Wars Story
Directed by
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onCharacters
by George Lucas
Music byJohn Powell
CinematographyBradford Young
Edited by
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date
  • May 25, 2018 (2018-05-25) (United States)
CountryUnited States

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



  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]


  1. "Christopher Miller and Phil Lord to helm Han Solo Anthology Film". July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  2. "A Message from Lucasfilm Regarding the Untitled Han Solo Film" (in en-US). (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. 
  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 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. 

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