The planned Han Solo prequel has certainly had production issues, not least swapping directors partway through the shoot, with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller ejected, and Ron Howard brought in. However, issues during the making of Rogue One didn’t stop that being a good movie, so there’s still hope here. It is slightly difficult to get a proper feel for the film from this first trailer though.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.’
The movie is due out in May. Take a look at the trailer below. [Read more…]