The Han Solo anthology film finally has a title, folks… And it is precisely as inspired as the idea of a Harrison Ford-less Han Solo origin story.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is brought to us by director Ron Howard and the father/son writing team of Lawrence and Jon Kasdan (although after the senior Kasdan’s involvement in The Force Awakens this isn’t exactly a positive). It’s scheduled for release on 25th May 2018, AKA the original Star Wars day.
After reading the announcement last night even my wife, who isn’t a Star Wars fan, enjoyed TFA, and has no idea why I’m so frustrated with Disney, turned around and commented on how uninspired the name is.
Of course despite the fired directors, the dodgy writers, the unnecessary concept and the bland name, there are still reasons to be optimistic for Solo… right?
Of course there are. Here are a few choice factors showing why Solo: A Star Wars Story might not be a complete disaster…