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New Chewy Alert! Meet the Basketball Star Taking Over for 'Star Wars' Legend Peter Mayhew in Han Solo Prequel

1 hour ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

For the upcoming young Han Solo film, producers needed a young Chewbacca -- and the filmmakers found their star in 29-year-old Finnish basketball player Joonas Suotamo.

Suotamo is taking on the mantel from longtime Star Wars legend Peter Mayhew, who originated the role in the first Star Wars trilogy, beginning with 1977’s Episode IV – A New Hope.

Watch: Stars of Han Solo 'Star Wars' Spinoff Squeeze Into Millennium Falcon Cockpit for First Cast Photo

This won't be the first time Suotamo dons the hirsute costume. He previously appeared alongside Mayhew in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, where he performed the more physical action scenes that proved too difficult for the 71-year-old Mayhew.

However, for the upcoming prequel story, Suotamo is going to be in the driver's seat, playing the celebrated Wookiee throughout the entire film.

The aspiring actor -- who, standing at a towering 6 feet 11 inches, is still shorter »

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The 'Han Solo' Movie Returns to The Millennium Falcon For First Cast Photo

6 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Good news: The first image from the set of the Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story, which began filming this week, has just hit online. Bummer news: Disney still hasn't announced a name for it, so for now it's still an Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story. The image, from left to right, introduces us to Chris Miller (co-director), Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Chewbaca (Joonas Suotamo), Phil Lord (co-director) and Donald Glover. The only other cast member that we know about so far, but who is not pictured, is Thandie Newton. The press release revealing the pic does also confirm the release date is indeed May 25, 2018, which means this will be the first of the new Star Wars movies to not release in Winter. Living up to Harrison...

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- Peter Hall

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Han Solo 'Star Wars' feature starts production

7 hours ago | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Principal photography has begun at Pinewood Studios in London on the untitled stand-alone Star Wars prequel starring Alden Ehrenreich in the lead role.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the force behind 22 Jump Street and 2014 hit The Lego Movie, are directing from a screenplay by Lawrence and Jon Kasadan.

The film will explore the adventures of beloved characters Han Solo and Chewbacca before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope and will include early encounters with Lando Calrissian.

Disney has scheduled a May 25, 2018, release for Lucasfilm’s untitled feature.

They include Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke from Game Of Thrones, Atlanta creator and star Donald Glover as Calrissian, Westworld star Thandie Newton, and Fleabag creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy produces alongside Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers.

“Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique »

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Star Wars: Cool New Han Solo Cast Picture From Upcoming Spinoff!!

7 hours ago | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

We here at Lrm Online have been understandably skeptical of the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff. That's not to say we didn't think it could be done, but we've questioned the need to keep on revisiting the well -- especially when we've seen different versions of that well in the past. However, as skeptical as we were of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, that one still managed to impress. With that in mind, we've decided to go into this Han Solo spinoff with an open mind.

And what a time to do so. The film is in production, and now Lucasfilm has released a new cast photo that's poised to get us all kinds of excited to see our favorite scoundrel set out on the Millennium Falcon once again.

Check it out below:

Looks good. My issue is that I have replaced Chris Pratt with the new Han Solo, »

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Original Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Won't Return in Han Solo

9 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The general consensus seems to be that the Disney era of Star Wars has been pretty great so far. Different, but great. The new Star Wars movies have been a blend of old and new, which looks to be what the upcoming young Han Solo movie is going to be. There will be one very big "out with the old, in with the new" change this time around as the original Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew will not be playing everyone's favorite Wookiee.

StarWars.com released the first official cast photo for Han Solo: A Star Wars Story today, which featured the gang all together in the cockpit of the Millenium Falcon. Chewbacca can be seen hanging out with Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The man in the costume is Joonas Suotamo, who shared Chewbacca duties with Peter Mayhew »

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Stars of Han Solo 'Star Wars' Spinoff Squeeze Into Millennium Falcon Cockpit for First Cast Photo

10 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Get your first look at the cast of the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars story!

The stars of the untitled spinoff posed together inside the cramped cockpit of the Millennium Falcon for the first cast photo, which was released on Tuesday.

Pic: Harrison Ford Has Lunch With Young Han Solo Alden Ehrenreich

"Han Solo - Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A new Star Wars Story begins," the official Star Wars account tweeted along with a picture of Woody Harrelson (Han Solo's mentor), director Christopher Miller, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo), Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), director Phil Lord and Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian).

"Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous," Lord and Miller said in a statement. "We can't think of anything funny to say, because we just feel really moved, and really »

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The Han Solo Movie Returns to the 'Millennium Falcon' for First Cast Photo

10 hours ago | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Good news: The first image from the set of the Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story, which began filming this week, has just hit online. Bummer news: Disney still hasn't announced a name for it, so for now it's still an Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story. The image, from left to right, introduces us to Chris Miller (codirector), Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), Phil Lord (codirector) and Donald Glover. The only other cast...

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Han Solo Movie Begins Filming

12 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

I’ve said it before and I’m gonna keep saying it. I’m glad I live in a world where more Star Wars movies are being made and Han Solo started principal filming yesterday nerds.

Han Solo a Star Wars story started up filming yesterday at Pinewood Studios. In case you were wondering this film will be covering the early days of our favorite scruffy nerf herder and his best bud Chewbacca. Already the film is making fans happy by casting fan favorite Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian fans are really excited to get some history on Han Solo outside of expanded universe books and comics. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller said.

“Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous,” Lord and Miller said. “We can't think of anything funny to say, »

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Han Solo Cast Photo: Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover and More Appear in First Image from Standalone ‘Star Wars’ Story

12 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The upcoming Han Solo movie still doesn’t have a title, but it does have a cast. Disney has released the first image from the standalone “Star Wars” story, which officially went into production at Pinewood Studios, London yesterday.

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Alden Ehrenreich plays the young Han Solo and is joined by Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. Also appearing are Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Joonas Suotamo (as Chewbacca); the nature of most supporting actors’ roles has yet to be disclosed. “Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous,” co-directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller said in a statement. “We can’t think of anything funny to say, because we just feel really moved, »

- Michael Nordine

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This Photo From Han Solo Movie Set Will Send Your Excitement Into Lightspeed

12 hours ago | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

It's starting again! After the incredible success of Rogue One, a new Star Wars story is on the way. This one is focused on Han Solo, and as previously reported, Alden Ehrenreich is stepping into Harrison Ford's shoes as the legendary smuggler. The first photo from the set (filming began on Feb. 20) shows the lead, alongside cast members Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo (as Chewbacca!), and codirectors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Let's just stare at it until we get set photos and more details. Related:4 Theories About the "Last Jedi" in Star Wars: Episode VIII »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Newswire: Star Wars unveils the cast of its Han Solo spinoff movie

12 hours ago | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Grab your inhalers, Star Wars nerds, because Lucasfilm has unveiled our first look at the cast of its upcoming ”young Han Solo” spinoff film. The announcement was made today over Twitter, linking to a story on the official Star Wars website that says the movie started filming yesterday at London’s Pinewood Studios and gives this preliminary synopsis:

The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian.

And there’s young Lando himself, Donald Glover, doing his mom proud alongside Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo (he’s the one in the leather jacket, obviously) and directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon. Joining them are Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, whose roles are all still shrouded in »

- Katie Rife

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Han Solo – A New Star Wars Story First Photo Features Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke And Donald Glover

12 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Han Solo – Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A New Star Wars Story Begins.

The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London.

The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directors co-piloting the movie, with a cast that includes Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

“Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous,” Lord and Miller said. »

- Melissa Thompson

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Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie Releases First Cast Photo

12 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on ew.com.

We have a good feeling about this.

Shooting has begun on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie, and here’s the proof: The first cast photo from the eagerly awaited film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) and starring Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!) as the young scoundrel (that’s Lord and Miller with their hands on the Millennium Falcon’s controls in the front; Ehrenreich is in the leather jacket).

Filling out the cast: Woody Harrelson, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, Atlanta auteur Donald Glover »

- James Hibberd

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Han Solo Star Wars Movie Cast and Plot Officially Revealed

13 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Good news, Star Wars fans! Cameras officially have started rolling on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars story that's set to hit theaters on May 25, 2018. Even though details have been kept under wraps, Star Wars has announced, albeit vaguely, the plot of its forthcoming installment. "The movie will explore the duo's adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian," a statement on the film's website reads. The cast Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton and Phoebe »

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First cast photo from the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, May 2018 release date confirmed

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Now that production is underway on the as-yet-untitled Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, Lucasfilm has released the first official cast photo from next year’s Anthology movie, which features directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller alongside Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

“Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole purpose of making art, is nothing short of miraculous,” said Lord and Miller. “We can’t think of anything funny to say, because we just feel really moved, and really lucky.”

Despite rumours to the contrary, Lucasfilm has also announced that the film will be sticking to its May 25th 2018 release date, as well as giving confirmation that Westworld’s Thandie Newton is featuring in the film. »

- Gary Collinson

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‘Han Solo Star Wars’ Movie Underway: First Look

13 hours ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

The highly anticipated Untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie officially began principal photography yesterday at London’s Pinewood Studios with Alden Ehrenreich as the lead in a story that will tell the genesis of everyone’s favorite character made famous by Harrison Ford. The movie, directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, also includes Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with Joonas Suotamo as… »

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Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich And Co. Pilot The Falcon In First Official Photo For Disney’s Han Solo Movie

13 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Predator, Jurassic World 2, Disney’s untitled Han Solo movie – three high-profile blockbusters that are all teetering on the verge of production, and we now have an official status report (and cast photo!) for the latter.

Principal photography is now underway ahead of the film’s 2018 release, and the behind-the-scenes shot up above features Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Donald Glover (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Alden Ehrenreich and the rest of the gang housed up in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon. Truth be told, this is our first genuine look at Disney’s ensemble cast together and Ehrenreich, seen sporting a dark brown leather jacket at the front, certainly looks the part as the young nerf herder. Also on board are Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, who doubled as the lovable Wookie in Star War: The Force Awakens. One member of the ensemble cast not pictured, however, »

- Michael Briers

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First Look at ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff Cast

13 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The force is strong with the cast of the still-untitled “Star WarsHan Solo spinoff.

Disney released the first photo of the cast on Tuesday morning while announcing that principal photography officially began on the film on Monday at London’s Pinewood Studios.

“Han Solo – Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A new Star Wars Story begins,” the “Star Wars” account tweeted, along with the cast photo.

Han Solo – Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A new Star Wars Story begins. https://t.co/6mjWKQcwwk pic.twitter.com/dWJwccpY33

Star Wars (@starwars) February 21, 2017

The spinoff — set before the events of “Star Wars: A New Hope” — will explore the adventures of a young Han Solo and Chewbacca

The cast photo includes Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo), Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. “Westworld” star Thandie Newton, who wasn’t in the photo, rounds out the cast. Directors Phil Lord and »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff: First Look at Main Cast on Set (Photo)

13 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The standalone Han Solo “Star Wars” film officially began production on Feb. 20 in London. Lucasfilm has released a cast photo to prove it. In the picture, we can see Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Chewbacca, who will be played by Joonas Suotamo. Thandie Newton and Phoebe Waller-Bridge also star. Also Read: 'Westworld' Star Thandie Newton in Talks to Join Han Solo Movie The untitled Han Solo film, directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, is set for a release in 2019. Kathleen Kennedy and Allison Shearmur are producing the spinoff film. The next film in the main “Star Wars” saga, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Meet The Smuggler, Scoundrel & Hero Han Solo In First Cast Photo From The ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

13 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

While we patiently await the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which is rumored to land in April, Disney and Lucasfilm are giving fans another treat for now: the first look at the cast of the the untitled Han Solo spinoff movie.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are behind the camera for the movie which brings together Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, with Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

Continue reading Meet The Smuggler, Scoundrel & Hero Han Solo In First Cast Photo From The ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff at The Playlist. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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