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Next Star Wars Spinoff Movie Possibly Announced This Summer

Next Star Wars Spinoff Movie Possibly Announced This Summer

Not only will you be doing a good deed today, but you'll also be entered to win a trip to the set of the Young Han Solo movie.

Last month, a poorly worded turn of phrase from Disney CEO Bob Iger set Star Wars fans ablaze, anxious that the Han Solo spinoff movie would be about the young smuggler "getting his name". My hope would be sometime around the summer.

I thought the video was going to just be Davis and his shenanigans, but there's also an appearance from directors Lord and Miller on the set, and we also get to see one of the aliens in the film.

Last week, Disney and Lucasfilm announced a new contest in their Force For Change initiative, a charity fundraiser through Omaze that gives Star Wars fans the chance to participate in some once-in-a-lifetime movie-related experiences.

Presumably, they wouldn't pick things up over 30 years later again, at least not in terms of filming a sequel to the sequel trilogy.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directing the untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie from a script by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, with a cast that includes Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Michael K. Williams, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

"It's interesting you ask that, because I'm sure everybody would love for me to say, 'Oh yeah we've got this figured out for the next 20 years.' No, we spend a lot of time talking, debating, watching, looking at what connects with ourselves, with the audience, all of that is a part of our decision-making". Whitta said "It was a far more collaborative story breaking process than on any film I've ever been involved with".

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