• The Echoes of ‘Solo': How the New ‘Star Wars' Story Reflects Other Films in the Saga

    24 days ago - By Slash Film

    One of the things Star Wars does better than almost every franchise is using new installments to add meaning to the previous entries in the saga. When Darth Vader uttered those infamous words, “No. I am your father,” Star Wars fans were sent reeling, going back to watch A New Hope to add that new revelation to their understanding of every scene. Was Obi-Wan lying in his hovel about Anakin? Was Vader lying in Empire? Had Uncle Owen told the truth and Vader had really been a navigator on a spice freighter? The revelation tears through expectations and forces you to rethink everything you...
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  • Solo: Tom Hanks Wanted To Cameo As A Stormtrooper

    Solo: Tom Hanks Wanted To Cameo As A Stormtrooper

    24 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard has revealed that Tom Hanks wanted to cameo in the movie as a Stormtrooper. Given Star Wars ' huge profile as a pop culture phenomenon, it's no surprise that some major stars have worked their connections in order to land roles in Disney and Lucasfilm's new movies. Some famous folks want in on the action so badly, they're even willing to take anonymous cameos as lowly Stormtroopers just to be able to say they appeared in a Star Wars film. As every fan knows by now, The Force Awakens kicked off the trend of secret star cameos by hiding James Bond...
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  • Ron Howard 'Lobbied Hard' For Solo's Surprise Cameo

    24 days ago - By Screen Rant

    This article contains spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story -
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  • See Exclusive ‘Solo' Concept Art From ‘The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story' Book

    See Exclusive ‘Solo' Concept Art From ‘The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story' Book

    24 days ago - By Slash Film

    Solo: A Star Wars Story is now playing in theaters everywhere. Also available: The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story , a book loaded with great concept art that tracks the creation of the film's many worlds and characters.
    Below, check out some exclusive Solo concept art from The Art of Solo .
    Train Uncoupling
    This piece of concept art, titled “Uncoupling Version 15”, is by Molly Sole and James Clyne , and depicts a moment from the big train heist scene that occurs near the beginning of Solo: A Star Wars Story .
    Qi'ra Concept Art
    Qi'ra, the character played by Emilia Clarke , went through...
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  • Why Tag and Bink Were Cut from SoloTwo popular Legends

    Why Tag and Bink Were Cut from SoloTwo popular Legends

    24 days ago - By Movie Web

    Why Tag and Bink Were Cut from Solo Two popular Legends characters were supposed to show up in Solo: A Star Wars Story, but they instead hit the cutting room floor.
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  • ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story' Spoiler Review: A Hollow Heist Adventure That's a Damn Entertaining Ride

    ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story' Spoiler Review: A Hollow Heist Adventure That's a Damn Entertaining Ride

    24 days ago - By Slash Film

    (In our Spoiler Reviews , we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick...and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Ron Howard‘s exciting but hollow prequel Solo: A Star Wars Story .)
    Han Solo is one of the most beloved characters in the Star Wars universe, and Lucasfilm decided to tell us how he became the smuggler that we all know and love. The only problem is the last time we saw this kind of story, it involved a whiny kid blossoming into an emo adult who turned to the dark side and left a bad taste in the mouths of a lot of Star Wars...
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  • ‘Solo' Deleted Scenes Include Han's Life as an Imperial and a Very Different First Meeting with Chewbacca

    ‘Solo' Deleted Scenes Include Han's Life as an Imperial and a Very Different First Meeting with Chewbacca

    24 days ago - By Slash Film

    Solo: A Star Wars Story fills in the gaps of the illustrious smuggler's life before he meets up with Luke and Leia for a galaxy-saving quest. But there are still a fair few holes in Han Solo's story that can only be filled by a few deleted scenes.
    The Star Wars standalone film had a notoriously troubled production, which resulted in many scenes being left on the cutting room floor. But screenwriters Jonathan and Lawrence Kasdan and the cast of Solo: A Star Wars Story are here to tease those scenes - which may or may not end up on the Solo Blu-ray release.
    Han the Imperial Soldier
    Solo: A...
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  • Every Easter Egg and Reference in ‘Solo: a Star Wars Story'

    Every Easter Egg and Reference in ‘Solo: a Star Wars Story'

    24 days ago - By Slash Film

    Solo: A Star Wars Story has finally been released and it contains a whole bunch of rambunctious reveals and radical additions to the classic Star Wars canon for fans to delve into. To help you decompress after that wild ride, I've collected every major easter egg from the newest addition to the Star Wars saga.
    Solo has a surprising number of deep cut references and cool original trilogy nods, as well as some pretty important reveals about some fan favorite characters throughout series canon. So grab your co-pilot, set you starship to hyperdrive, and punch it!
    Oh, and beware of spoilers...
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