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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #45 on: May 6, 2016, 08:11 AM »
It may now be official.  Check out this Nerdist article .  They're citing sources that indicate that an actor has officially been cast to play the young Han Solo in the upcoming anthology film, and the lead will in fact be Alden Ehrenreich.
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #46 on: July 18, 2016, 11:51 AM »
Check out some highlights from the Future Filmmakers panel at SWCE regarding the Han Solo anthology film with directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord.  And they also bring out the officially announced lead in the project, actor Alden Ehrenreich.
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« Reply #47 on: July 26, 2016, 01:28 PM »
Apparently the Han spinoffs are now set to be a trilogy
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #48 on: July 26, 2016, 09:22 PM »
Interesting read.  It doesn't sound like it's set in stone at the moment, but an interesting prospect.
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #49 on: July 26, 2016, 10:39 PM »
I'm ok with that I guess?  I mean, hey, I'm ok with any of this crap for the most part...  I feel like I'm on an EU roller coaster ride at this point.  And I fully expect some downs to the ups on that ride.

So hey, whatever.

I want an all Bossk movie though.  They should do that.  "Bossk & Friends" or something.
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #50 on: July 27, 2016, 12:32 AM »
This is what I was afraid of with the anthology movies.  They're going to get stuck on main characters and not tell stories in the wider Star Wars Universe.  I'd rather see something akin to the Seven Samurai or 47 Ronin only told with Jedi!  Get away from the saga's main characters and make the universe bigger!
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #51 on: July 27, 2016, 12:58 AM »
I have to look at the whole "3 picture deal" thing with a degree of skepticism.  I mean, isn't it pretty standard at this point for studios to sign talent to multi-picture deals in the event that one is a tremendous success?  That way they secure the actors... just in case.  Lots of the actors involved in the Marvel cinematic universe were signed to multi-picture contracts.  I think that the executives at Disney probably pushed for these sort of contracts since the MCU now has some 11 films under it's umbrella, and they seem to have similar plans for the Star Wars universe.

As for this being a trilogy?  I think that might be wishful thinking on the part of the writer.  But what about other projects?  I could see Han Solo being worked into a Boba Fett film if that project makes it's way out of development.
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #52 on: July 27, 2016, 09:40 AM »
isn't it pretty standard at this point for studios to sign talent to multi-picture deals in the event that one is a tremendous success?

Pretty much.  I'm in agreement with Nick - I see this as Disney playing it safe in case a Han movie does $800mil or something crazy and they want to do more.

And yeah, I could see Han movie leading to a Boba Fett movie or even a Jabba movie or a Lando movie - lots of other characters could cross his path.

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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #53 on: July 27, 2016, 10:23 AM »
isn't it pretty standard at this point for studios to sign talent to multi-picture deals in the event that one is a tremendous success?

Pretty much.  I'm in agreement with Nick - I see this as Disney playing it safe in case a Han movie does $800mil or something crazy and they want to do more.

And yeah, I could see Han movie leading to a Boba Fett movie or even a Jabba movie or a Lando movie - lots of other characters could cross his path.

Agreed.  Lots of room for crossovers or other characters with this.  Its just smart to have options.  Look at what they're doing with the Marvel movies.  There were more Superheroes in Captain America III than any of the Avengers flicks.  They could do all kinds of stuff with a younger Han.
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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #54 on: July 27, 2016, 11:45 AM »
My "they are going to remake A New Hope" theory is back on.   :P

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Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« Reply #55 on: Today at 11:35 AM »
My "they are going to remake A New Hope" theory is back on.   :P
I thought they already did that with TFA?
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