Lucasfilm’s “Untitled Han Solo movie” is untitled no more. The stand-alone film that will focus on Star Wars’ most lovable scoundrel is officially titled Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and director Ron Howard announced today.
Howard also said in a video message posted to Twitter that production on the film has wrapped, completing its extended and headline-grabbing reshoots.
Lucasfilm is sticking to Solo: A Star Wars Story’s previously announced release date: May 25, 2018.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second stand-alone anthology film set in the Star Wars universe. It will tell the tale of a young Han Solo and Lando Calrissian — and a slightly younger Chewbacca — in a story set prior to the events of Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope. Solo stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, as well as Emilia Clarke, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany and Woody Harrelson.
Howard stepped in to direct the film earlier this year after the Han Solo movie’s original directors, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, were pulled off the project. Howard has been photographing his time on the set, dropping teases on Twitter and Instagram. You can catch up on all of Howard’s on-set snaps in this post on the Star Wars website.