The Han Solo stand alone Star Wars film was in turmoil when Phil Lord and Chris Miller abruptly left (or were fired), citing difference in tone and style with the studio.
Academy Award winner Ron Howard is jumping into the seat the helm the project, according to Hollywood Reporter. He comes on well into the project, reportedly seeing over 4 months of progress already. Ron Howard, known for directing classics like Willow - A Beautiful Mind, and Apollo 13 - will be in charge of the film now. We have very little info past casting and the basic premise of Han Solo being young and having some kind of mentor. Check out the casting and other info on IMDB here: Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Anthology Film.
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