Solo: A Star Wars Story is still set to hit theaters on May 25, 2018


The official title of the Han Solo standalone film has been revealed as Solo: A Star Wars Story, and it is still on track to hit theaters on May 25, 2018…

Ron Howard revealed through Instagram the title for the previously untitled Han Solo Star Wars standalone film would, in fact, be Solo: A Star Wars Story. broke the news.

"Howard has documented his experience making Solo: A Star Wars Story on Twitter and Instagram throughout production — with everything from photos with cast members to teases of vehicle controls to shots of his morning coffee."

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As you can see in the short video, Chewbacca (played by Joonas Suotamo), hands Howard the title card for the film. Now, we just wait and see if a teaser for the film is incoming soon. Although, with The Last Jedi gearing up to hit theaters worldwide on December 15, I would not expect a teaser until after December.

Solo: A Star Wars Story includes the following cast:

  • Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo.
  • Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.
  • Woody Harrelson as Beckett.
  • Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) in an unnamed role.
  • Thandie Newton (Westworld) in an unnamed role.
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Amazon’s Fleabag) in an unnamed role.
  • Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.
  • Ian Kenny (Game of Thrones) in an unnamed role.

Next: Emilia Clarke is done filming her role on Han Solo

Now that we have the long-awaited title for the film, perhaps Lucasfilm can begin to reveal who some of the stars are actually playing. Emilia Clarke and Thandie Newton are of particular interest, and we’ll keep a close eye as news begins to flow.