It’s Official – Solo: A Star Wars Story

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Star Wars Han Solo spinoff has gone through some rough times. Written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, the film was initially directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, who were fired deep into production. With little time to waste, Lucasfilm quickly hired Ron Howard … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Hints Miles Morales Exists in MCU, Kevin Feige Confirms

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment brokered a deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of the questions were, "Which Spider-Man?" In the beginning, there seemed to be some rumors that Marvel would be hiring a person of color … [Read more...]

What Took Lucasfilm So Long To Fire Star Wars: Han Solo Directors?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fallout of Chris Miller and Phil Lord being fired from Star Wars: Han Solo continues to reveal new details. Unlike most Hollywood stories about upheaval behind a film, the narrative for Lord and Miller's exit has remained almost completely intact. The … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Han Solo – Ron Howard Officially Taking Over As Director

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Lucasfilm said they would shortly be revealing a new director for the Star Wars: Han Solo spinoff, they weren't kidding. It has been less than 48 hours since the studio announced that Chris Miller and Phil Lord have been let go of the project, and we now know … [Read more...]

More Star Wars: Han Solo Fallout – What Happens Now? [Updated]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Ron Howard has been hired to take over directing duties. Read our article here for the latest. Last night, Star Wars fans were blind-sighted by the news that Phil Lord and Chris Miller had parted ways with Lucasfilm in the midst of shooting the Han Solo … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Han Solo Loses Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I thought one of the greatest things that Lucasfilm did after Disney acquired the company was hiring Chris Miller and Phil Lord to direct the Star Wars spinoff that centered around a young Han Solo. The directors have proven time and time again that they have keen … [Read more...]

Disney CEO Drops Huge Han Solo Secret, and Talks Future of Star Wars [Spoilers!]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There will be spoilers for the untitled Star Wars: Han Solo anthology film in this article. We'll warn you before we reach that point. Disney CEO Bob Iger had a lot to say about Star Wars during a chat at the USC Marshall School of Business yesterday. He not … [Read more...]

First Look at the Cast of Star Wars: Han Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For as long as I can remember I've always wanted a Han Solo prequel Star Wars film. Even though they really took their time, Lucasfilm has finally gotten around to making one with a fantastic cast and crew. How fantastic are they? Well, feast your eyes on the … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Woody Harrelson Cast In Han Solo Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Woody Harrelson has been confirmed by Lucasfilm to have a role in the Han Solo spinoff. Here's what they said: "We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody. His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in … [Read more...]

Donald Glover On Playing Lando Calrissian In Star Wars: Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Very rarely in the original Star Wars trilogy do you see a character who is grappling with having to make a difficult decision. That's actually what makes Billy Dee Williams' character Lando Calrissian so intriguing in The Empire Strikes Back — he was a suave … [Read more...]

La La Land Sweeps The 2017 Golden Globes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Another year and another round of Golden Globes have been handed out. This time the Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone-led musical La La Land took a record seven Golden Globes, including best performance by an actress, best performance by an actor, and best musical or … [Read more...]

Donald Glover Officially Cast as Lando in Han Solo Standalone Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We've been hearing about Donald Glover being the top choice as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming untitled Han Solo: A Star Wars Story film since August. The rumor has persisted so long that it seemed to be an all but certain choice, even though as of two weeks ago … [Read more...]

Actresses Testing For The Female Lead In Star Wars: Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be coming out in just a little more than a couple of months, followed by Star Wars: Episode VIII in 2017. But that doesn't mean we can't be excited about the Han Solo spinoff, which is set to premiere the year after. Directors … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Casting Announcements

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel and Sony's upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming reboot has just kicked casting into high gear with not one, not two, but three new casting announcements. Michael Mando, who is best known for his roles in Orphan Black and Better Call Saul, has been cast in an … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Casts Martin Starr and Logan Marshall-Green

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony and Marvel are going full tilt with casting for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. According to The Hollywood Reporter Martin Starr and Logan Marshall-Green have both been cast in the film. This is the second casting scoop this week for Spider-Man with … [Read more...]

Donald Glover Cast In Spider-Man: Homecoming

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Seems like Donald Glover has come full circle in regards to the new Spider-Man movie. When the deal between Marvel and Sony was struck to have the webcrawler be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there were overtures to have Glover play the role of Miles … [Read more...]