By Creative Media Times
Director Ron Howard took to social media to reveal the official title of his Han Solo Star Wars spin-off: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’
The title was revealed after the director posted a video on Twitter announcing that production is finished and thanking fans for following the director’s production updates. “Hey #Twitterville we just wrapped production so here’s a special message #StarWars,” Howard announced on Twitter.
The origin story written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan is the second Star Wars spin-office and continue it franchise tradition following last year’s Rogue One which also made use of “A Star Wars Story” on its subtitle.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker joined the project last June after original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were reportedly fired due to “creative differences.” Since then, Howard has been actively teasing behind-the-scenes photos on social media to the delight of fans.
Focusing on the adventures of Han Solo, and stars lden Ehrenreich in the title role, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Joonas Suotamo.
‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is currently slated for release on May 25, 2018.
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) October 17, 2017