Lucasfilm has announced that Academy Award winning director Ron Howard will be taking over for the ousted Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for the untitled Han Solo film. Full details at StarWars.com
Hollywood Reporter has just posted that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have abandoned the Han Solo stand alone film over creative differences with the studio.
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Instagram user StarZoneToys has posted an image of the filming crew shirt for the Han Solo standalone film. Titled simply “Solo”, the logo treatment features Han’s signature DL-44 blaster in place of the “L” and a tagline of “We Shot First” on the back.
Thanks to Matt from JediNews for the heads up.
— Chris Miller (@chrizmillr) January 30, 2017
Filming has begun for the Han Solo stand alone Star Wars film. The production name is titled “Red Cup” as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the Solo® red plastic cups. Star Wars “Red Cup” is being directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord.