Hollywood feels the force of new Star Wars blockbuster

Calvin Saunders
May 12, 2018

Solo, which includes a cast of Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover, tells Han Solo's origin story and how he becomes the anti-hero that fans grew to know and love in the prequel movies. "It's way more fun because you get everybody's take on it".

Disney's Solo had its world premiere in Los Angeles on May 10 ahead of an global rollout on May 23.

EA continues to bring more content to Star Wars: Battlefront 2 and fans of the movie franchise who play this game will be delighted to now that the Battlefront 2 Han Solo season is going to arrive next week. He reprised the role nearly 30 years later for The Force Awakens, which at US$2 billion (S$2.6 billion) is the third biggest-grossing film on record.

"But if Alden has the right swagger and attitude to pull that off, that's more important than being a Harrison Ford look-alike", she said.

The movie, which comes just five months after "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", has endured a journey to screen that has been bumpier than the Falcon completing the Kessel Run. Yet his alpha male Han Solo of the 1970s and 80s may not be the hero audiences want in 2017. We've been wary of this one for a while, for various reasons, but the early buzz is that it's a lot of fun-even if it's not ideal. "Everything you've heard about me is true".

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"Solo" is the biggest role yet for Ehrenreich, who starred in the Coen Brothers film "Hail, Caesar!".

"Solo: A Stars Wars Story" is earning strong first reactions after the film's Hollywood premiere on May 10.

Finally, after sharing some truly sage advice he received from Billy Dee Williams to "just be charming", Glover did just that as he casually pulled an Oprah.

According to the Star Wars team, Han Solo Season is created to "pay homage" to both the original trilogy, as well as the standalone movie arriving later this month. "And to his credit, and I appreciate it, he was like, 'I don't like your odds.' Which was awesome, because I was like, 'I'm gonna get this'".

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