solo a star wars story featurette

Lucasfilm has dropped Solo: A Star Wars Story featurette alongside the film’s Blu-ray and home video releases, which are now available for purchase. The featurette delves into the most iconic spacecraft of the Star Wars franchise: the Millennium Falcon, which you can watch below.

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solo deleted scene

Solo: A Star Wars Story introduced us to a young Han Solo who was a bit wet behind the ears. But in a deleted scene from the Star Wars standalone film, the film takes that quite literally.

Solo deleted scene gives us an extended look at Han and Qi’ra’s early chase scene through the streets of Corellia, as the pair escape from Proxima’s gang members. But with the baddies and their snarling Corellian hounds closing in, Han and Qi’ra are forced to get wet.

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solo blu-ray release

Solo: A Star Wars Story is flying to home video release this fall. Lucasfilm has set the Blu-ray release, alongside its Digital HD, Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, DVD and On-Demand release, for September.

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solo deleted scenes

Solo acts as a fantastic standalone adventure movie, one that truly lives up to its A Star Wars Story subtitle. But fans couldn’t help noticing that the film left a few open threads. This is only the beginning of the beloved scoundrel’s journey, and Solo could very well be a launching pad for a whole new series.

Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard divulged whether he planted the seeds for potential Solo sequels and whether we could get that Lando Calrissian spin-off we’ve all been clamoring for.

Spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story follows.

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Pietro Scalia interview

Pietro Scalia‘s fingerprints are all over many, many great films. The Academy-award winning editor’s work on JFK is nothing short of masterful, and the same goes for his several collaborations with Ridley Scott. Throughout his career, Scalia has shown a wide range – he has cut together epic period pieces, documentaries, comic book movies, and dramas like Good Will Hunting. Most recently, he brought his talents to director Ron Howard‘s Solo: A Star Wars Story, which features a train robbery sequence that never loses momentum.

The action scene ranks amongst some of the franchise’s most thrilling action set pieces. Over 10 minutes, Scalia and the filmmakers keep cranking up the energy and suspense with the characters at the forefront of a sequence mammoth in scope.

Scalia recently spoke with us about editing the scene, the movie’s surprise cameo, and how one dramatic scene evolved through reshoots.

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Solo Deleted Scenes

Through multiple screenplay drafts and a troubled production, Solo: A Star Wars story changed significantly from conception to realization. With the help of the newly released art book tracking the film’s development and production, we try to get to the heart of the Solo movie that almost was, but never will be.

Spoilers follow.

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solo deleted scenes

Solo: A Star Wars Story fills in the gaps of the illustrious smuggler’s life before he meets up with Luke and Leia for a galaxy-saving quest. But there are still a fair few holes in Han Solo’s story that can only be filled by a few deleted scenes.

The Star Wars standalone film had a notoriously troubled production, which resulted in many scenes being left on the cutting room floor. But screenwriters Jonathan and Lawrence Kasdan and the cast of Solo: A Star Wars Story are here to tease those scenes — which may or may not end up on the Solo Blu-ray release.

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solo reactions

After an infamously troubled production, Solo: A Star Wars Story is here. The overall critical opinion? It’s good, not great. But we want to hear from you. Did you love it? Did you hate it? Did you spend the whole time wishing they had just made a Lando movie instead? Tell us your Solo reactions below.

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Willow Sequel

Ron Howard is out there promoting Solo: A Star Wars Story, but he’s also thinking about another potential special effects-filled blockbuster: Willow 2. After 30 years, Howard says a Willow sequel is now being discussed.

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On the May 24, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Sinemia, George RR Martin, Michael Bay’s Netflix movie and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. We’ll also try to answer a question in the Mail Bag about who is responsible for the creation of a film, and we’ll run the audio from my interview with Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard.

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