Until now, The coming film was referred to as the “untitled Young Han Solo.” Today director Ron Howard revealed its actual title:
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) October 17, 2017
The movie stars Alden Ehrenreich as a young version of Harrison Ford’s Han Solo. Donald Glover is taking on the role of Lando Calrissian who was played by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back. Joonas Suotamo taking over Chewbacca from Peter Mayhew.
The film costars Thandie Newton, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The film was been written by The Empire Strikes Back and The Force Awakens screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and his son Jon Kasdan (The First Time). The LEGO Movie filmmakers Chris Miller and Phil Lord departed the project following creative disputes with Lucasfilm