• Does This ‘Solo' Deleted Scene Give Us a New Glimpse at Lord and Miller's Version?

    5 days ago - By The Wrap

    (Some spoilers for the very beginning of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” ahead)
    It's tough to guess how much of the finished version of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” was shot by directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller before they got the boot last summer, and how much was shot by their replacement, Ron Howard. Some reports say that Howard, who came in before they had finished shooting, re-shot 70 percent of what Lord and Miller had already done. But given that they were filming for nearly four months with Howard, it's conceivable that the resulting film is entirely his.
    Those of us who weren't involved...
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  • Video: Watch How Skywalker Sound Used A Bear For Chewbacca's Voice in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story'

    Video: Watch How Skywalker Sound Used A Bear For Chewbacca's Voice in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story'

    5 days ago - By Slash Film

    Chewbacca has always been a supporting player in the Star Wars universe, but in this year's Solo: A Star Wars Story , he was promoted to one of the primary protagonists. As a much more involved character, he needed a larger range of vocal noises here than in any previous film, so the team at Skywalker Sound set out to capture some animal noises that would provide the basis for the Wookiee's voice in the new movie.
    In a new behind-the-scenes video, you can watch the sound team recording growls from a bear and a seal to pump up Chewie's vocabulary. Plus, we have a few more bonus features...
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  • Yes, That Was THAT Dead Villain in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story' - Here's What it Means

    5 days ago - By The Wrap

    (Note: This post contains massive spoilers for the end of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Just putting that out there.)
    “Solo: A Star Wars Story” fills in the backstory of Han Solo and quite a few other characters. The movie's biggest twist, however, doesn't have to do with the events that lead Han to becoming one of the greatest smugglers in the galaxy - it's about one “Star Wars” character who turns out to be still alive, still influencing the galaxy, and still posing a threat to a lot of people.
    That character is Darth Maul , and if you haven't been keeping up with any of the ancillary “Star...
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