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Alden Erenreich Officially Announced As Han Solo!

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Today at Star Wars Celebration Europe, Alden Ehrenreich was introduced to fans for the first time as Han Solo, the new star of the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story at the Future Filmmaker Panel. The panel featured Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy (Producer) and Kiri Hart (Senior Vice President of Development), who were joined by director Rian Johnson (Star Wars: Episode VIII) and directing duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord (the untitled Han Solo Star Wars story). Hosted by Lucasfilm Story Group’s Pablo Hidalgo, the filmmakers were joined by surprise guests John Boyega (Finn), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) and Carrie Fisher (General Leia Organa) from Star Wars: Episode VIII.

The LEGO Movie Guys To Direct Han Solo Star Wars Spin-off!

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12:  Director Phil Lord (L) and director Christopher Miller arrive at the World Premiere of  "21 Jump Street" during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theater on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)
Director Phil Lord (L) and director Christopher Miller (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

Chris Miller and Phil Lord – of The LEGO Movie and the Jump Street movies fame – have signed on to direct a Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie.

They will direct from a screenplay written by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan and promise ‘to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and we pledge ourselves to be faithful stewards of these characters who mean so much to us.’

The as yet untitled film focuses on ‘how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.’

For further details, follow the jump. The Han Solo movie is slated for an August 25, 2018 launch.

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Funniest A Good Die to Die Hard Review Out There, plus Han Solo Returns for Episode VII, Dinklage Battles X-Men, Oliver Twist Sequel and More!

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Hit play above to hear the show (the Die Hard review is near the end)

But of course this week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast begins with more Star Wars: Episode VII news, since it appears that Harrison Ford is the first almost-nearly-probably confirmed actor to appear in the sequel, as Han Solo. The hosts also discuss the news that Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage has joined X-Men: Days of Future Past as the primary antagonist, and a sequel to Oliver Twist appears to the be in the works. Hit the jump for more info on the show! Continue reading Funniest A Good Die to Die Hard Review Out There, plus Han Solo Returns for Episode VII, Dinklage Battles X-Men, Oliver Twist Sequel and More!

Han Solo, Boba Fett and Yoda Movies, Abrams to Make Portal and/or Half-Life, Pratt as Star-Lord, Hulk Movies, Fast and Furious 6 Preview Review

 

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What an AMAZING week to be a movie geek. The GeekScholars Movie News podcast is covering all the fantastic headlines this week, starting with the news that stand-alone Star Wars films featuring Han Solo, Boba Fett, and maybe even Yoda are in the works. Listen in as the hosts discuss what plot lines (if any) they’d like to see on the big screen, and should possibly play some of these iconic roles. Hit the jump to learn more about what’s covered in this awesome episode, or you could just hit play above!

Continue reading Han Solo, Boba Fett and Yoda Movies, Abrams to Make Portal and/or Half-Life, Pratt as Star-Lord, Hulk Movies, Fast and Furious 6 Preview Review