After months of calling it the “Untitled Han Solo Film,” director Ron Howard just revealed the film’s official title.
The film is called Solo: A Star Wars Story. See Howard make the announcement via his Instagram account below, where he also reveals the movie has completed principal photography.
The film follows a young Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich, as he starts his Star Wars adventures. Donald Glover plays Lando Calrissian and Joonas Suotamo takes over the role of Chewbacca from Peter Mayhew. Woody Harrelson plays a mentor figure.
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Emilia Clarke and Thandie Newton also star in unspecified roles, while Phoebe Waller-Bridge (writer-star of “Fleabag”) plays a performance-capture character.
With a script written by Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back, The Force Awakens) and his son Jon Kasdan, “Solo” is scheduled for release on May 25, 2018.