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...]

Kathleen Kennedy Talks Star Wars, Rogue One, and Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After spending over $4 billion on Lucasfilm, Disney spent no time waiting to start off a new trilogy of Star Wars movies and several anthology films. With saga creator George Lucas stepping down, he gave the keys to Lucasfilm over to long time producer Kathleen … [Read more...]

Emilia Clarke Cast In Han Solo Star Wars Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We've known for months that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been screen testing actresses for the female lead in the untitled Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film. Names like Tessa Thompson, Naomi Scott, and Zoe Kravitz have been floating around for a while, … [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...]

Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff Casting Lando Calrissian & More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The second full-length Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer just premiered, and reintroduced us to the classic Star Wars character Darth Vader. Now it seems that the next anthology spin-off film will do the same with another beloved character: Lando … [Read more...]

Is Lucasfilm Planning a Han Solo Trilogy of Films?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I grew up on Star Wars, and the one character I always wanted to be was Han Solo. Not only did he have the coolest starship, but he was also the charming nerfherder who's best friend was a giant dog that would tear your arms out of their sockets and he got the … [Read more...]

Star Wars Celebration: Ehrenreich Officially Introduced As Han Solo

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Alden Ehrenreich. Rumored for months, and fresh from Star Wars Celebration in Europe, the news has been officially confirmed that Luasfilm/Disney has found their new scruffy lookin' nerfherder for the upcoming Han Solo film. … [Read more...]

Han Solo Film “Best Star Wars Yet;” Possible Spoilers For Episode VIII

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have many issues with the Star Wars prequels, but the art design for it was impeccable. Even if you think the designs were too clean for Star Wars, the characters and starships were wild looking in the best possible way. George Lucas may not be the best … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Alden Ehrenreich As Young Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Of all the Jedis, Siths, princesses, rebels, aliens, and emperors, one of the most popular characters in the Star Wars universe is the captain of a small Corellian smuggling freighter called the Millennium Falcon. I'm talking, of course, of the scruffy-looking … [Read more...]