Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke was revealed to have joined the cast of the upcoming Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story in a mysterious role last winter. The film which is currently in production stars Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo and Joonas Suotomo as Chewbacca as well as Donald Glover as the young Lando Calrissian.
Plot details are still under wraps but it is known that the film will an origin story for Solo following the young smuggler from the age of 18-24 and will include him meeting Chewie and finding the Millennium Falcon.
Clarke herself recently spoke with the Los Angeles Daily News to promote her new indie film Voice From the Stone which opens in limited release this Friday when she revealed that she is even more afraid to discuss the Han Solo project even more than the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, another highly secretive production:
“I genuinely can’t tell you anything other than Alden is magnificent, and it’s a delight to do something on that level with really cool actors and nice people. But it’s even scarier talking about that than Game of Thrones. ”
The Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story has been written by Lawrence Kasdan and son Jon Kasdan. The film is being directed by The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller and is currently slated for release on May 25, 2018. The film has been described as a western with a color palette influenced by the paintings of Frederic Remington.
The film also stars Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Michael K. Williams, Ian Kenny and Woody Harrelson as Beckett, the young Solo’s mentor.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News
10 Best Moments From The ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Teaser Trailer
The wait is finally over, folks. The first trailer for the eagerly-anticipated Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered at Star Wars Celebration Orlando to rapturous applause. Now that the world has been given an official first look at what happens following the events of The Force Awakens, let’s rundown through 10 of the best moments from this incredible trailer.
These moments will range from what new story details have been revealed to just plain exciting moments of cinematic wonder that only a film series like Star Wars can conjure up. So without further ado, let’s rundown 10 highlights from this new trailer.