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...]

Woody Harrelson Opens Up About his Star Wars: Han Solo Role

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The stand-alone Star Wars: Han Solo film recently cast another great actor with Woody Harrelson stepping in to play the smuggler's mentor. The casting choice is pretty fantastic, and, lucky for the actor, he isn't reprising a character that has ever been played on … [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...]

The Flash Film Writers Talk Director & Tone

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Rick Famuyiwa takes on The Flash movie. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice wasn't the movie we were all hoping it to be, and so far the first two films of the DC extended universe have been pretty mediocre, including 2013's Man of Steel. So far, word is that … [Read more...]

Men In Black & 23 Jump Street Director Talks Tonal Challenges

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm still not sure how on board I am with the Men In Black and 23 Jump Street crossover film idea. I really don't get a say in if it gets made, and I haven't read the screenplay, so I can't tell you whether it's a bad idea or not, but I can tell you it is … [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...]

Update: Alden Ehrenreich Cast As Young Han Solo

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Update: he's been cast! We'll have more soon! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently in production and the first trailer was incredible. One of the reoccurring rumors is that Han Solo will have a cameo in the film — but since he hasn't been cast yet, it … [Read more...]

Muppets Director May Helm 23 Jump Street & Men in Black Crossover

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remember that 23 Jump Street and Men in Black crossover that was being talked about last year? Looks like Sony Pictures is moving forward on the project, with James Bobin taking the helm. According to Variety, the Flight of the Conchords and The Muppets director … [Read more...]

Here Are The Actors Shortlisted For Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) No one can take the place of Harrison Ford as Han Solo, in my heart. As much as I think Chris Pratt is perfect to take over for Ford as Indiana Jones, I think he's all kinds of wrong for Solo. However, there is no recasting going on for the next Indiana Jones, … [Read more...]

Lawrence Kasdan Talks Han Solo Spinoff Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Han Solo is quite possibly the most beloved character from the Star Wars saga, so it's no wonder that when given the choice to write any Star Wars film he wanted, screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan instantly settled on the character. Josh Trank was originally slated … [Read more...]

Sony Changes Ghostbusters & Uncharted Release Dates, While Announcing Dark Tower, Bad Boys 3 & 4, Jumanji, and More!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony Pictures Entertainment released its slate for the next two years and we have the current release dates for 21 films due in theaters. Some of which have remained the same, some of which have changed, and some of which were said to be in development. Some of … [Read more...]