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‘Star Wars’: Ron Howard Shares ‘Desperate and Dangerous’ Photos From Han Solo Set

3 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

With all the drama surrounding who will and won’t direct the many “Star Wars” films coming soon to a galaxy near you, there’s been a momentary lapse in obsessing over what actually happens in the standalone Han Solo film and “Episode IX.” Ron Howard is now directing the former, which was originally to be helmed by “Lego Movie” helmers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller; as he nears completion on the untitled spinoff, the former Richie Cunningham has shared two glimpses of it.

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“Shooting a scene about desperate and dangerous times in the Galaxy,” wrote Howard on Twitter yesterday. The accompanying photo is hazy, with a copper tint to it, and shows several people both in front of and behind the camera. He shared a similar picture on Instagram, »

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Han Solo Movie: Ron Howard Teases ‘Desperate and Dangerous Times’ in Photos

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

It’s “desperate and dangerous times” in the galaxy far, far away.

Director Ron Howard teased the “Star WarsHan Solo spinoff early Saturday morning with dreary images from the upcoming film.

“Shooting a scene about desperate and dangerous times in the Galaxy,” Howard captioned a foggy set photo, prompting fan theories that the photographed scene is set on Kessel, a planet known for its spice mines.

Shooting a scene about desperate and dangerous times in the Galaxy pic.twitter.com/AtNZPOkzFO

Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 23, 2017

The speculation comes after the director shared another image on Wednesday captioned, “Spicey?”

Spicey? pic.twitter.com/dLhop8S60T

Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 20, 2017

He also posted a different picture with the same cryptic caption on Instagram.

Howard took over as director after the movie’s original helmers, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, were fired, after clashing with producer/Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy and co-writer/executive producer Lawrence Kasdan.

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Ron Howard Teases Dangerous And Desperate Times In Han Solo Prequel

23 September 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Back in June, production on Disney and Lucasfilm’s Han Solo spinoff ground to a halt after the abrupt firing of erstwhile directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

It’s an announcement that not only sent shockwaves through the Star Wars community, but also the industry itself, and the entire ordeal had echoes of those scathing rumors that plagued Rogue One: A Star Wars Story mid-way through filming. Bringing an end to the drama almost as quickly as it began, Disney then appointed the Oscar-winning Ron Howard in place of Lord and Miller and ever since, he’s been posting regular updates via his social media feeds.

From pics teasing the Kessel Run to a few shots of some of the new droids we’ll be meeting, the director has been keeping us right up to date and today, he’s delivered more. Taking to both Instagram and Twitter, »

- Matt Joseph

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How ‘Ninjago’ Expands the Punk Rock, Rule-Breaking Lego Universe

22 September 2017 10:42 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

When Phil Lord and Chris Miller turned animation on its head with “The Lego Movie” in 2014, they proved you could successfully make a punk rock hero’s journey that was both reverential and iconoclastic. This year Chris McKay expanded into Gotham with “The Lego Batman Movie,” and Charlie Bean takes a naturalistic turn with his martial arts brick adventure, “The Lego Ninjago Movie.” Despite embracing different genres, they are variations on family, friendship, and self-discovery.

“When I first saw ‘The Lego Movie,’ I thought this was so different and so cool,” said Bean, who makes his feature debut after helming the “Tron Uprising” animated series. “It was a garage band type of aesthetic. It doesn’t care about the rules. It can be live-action, it can use different graphic design. We can break the rules and do whatever we want. It’s funnier, more brash, and, at the same time, »

- Bill Desowitz

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'Star Wars' Buzz: See Ron Howard's Han Solo Images

21 September 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Back in June, we heard that there had been a changing of the guard in the world of new Star Wars movies. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spin-off movie and were replaced by Ron Howard. Actor turned filmmaker Howard directed his first movie, Grand Theft Auto, 40 years ago and he's helmed more than three dozen titles since then. Even though he's a member of an older generation than Lord and Miller, Howard has been quite adept at using social media to keep his fans apprised of his current productions for some time now. After he started his latest job, Howard shared a photo of young Chewbacca, teased the Galactic Empire and shared on-set photos of actors Donald Glover and Paul Bettany. Frankly, however, that's only the tip of the...

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'Star Wars' Buzz: See Ron Howard's Han Solo Images

21 September 2017 9:21 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Back in June, we heard that there had been a changing of the guard in the world of new Star Wars movies. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spin-off movie and were replaced by Ron Howard. Actor turned filmmaker Howard directed his first movie, Grand Theft Auto, 40 years ago and he's helmed more than three dozen titles since then. Even though he's a member of an older generation than Lord and Miller, Howard has been quite adept at using social media to keep...

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Han Solo Spinoff May Include A Scene Involving The Famous Kessel Run

21 September 2017 6:57 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

“Fast ship? You mean you’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon?” to which an enquiring Obi-Wan Kenobi responds, “should I have?” Affronted, Harrison Ford’s wise-cracking nerf herder then utters that by-now famous line: “It’s the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs.”

That scene in question, as any Star Wars fan will know, unfolds in Mos Eisley Cantina, in which the swashbuckling Han Solo offers his services (and his ship!) to the rather desperate Obi-Wan and Luke Skywalker, as they seek out safe passage to the Alderaan system. The Falcon’s historic feat is later mentioned in The Force Awakens, when Ford’s reluctant hero quickly corrects Rey about the Kessel Run and those 12 parsecs – a measurement of distance, not time, that equates to around 3.26 light-years.

Such a minor piece of Star Wars lore may be brushed aside by general moviegoers, but it seems »

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Spice Mines of Kessel Teased in Latest Look at Han Solo

20 September 2017 6:57 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Han Solo is continuing to shoot in the U.K., with director Ron Howard sharing more teases from behind the scenes. Over the weekend, he shared a photo of actor Paul Bettany as the actor wrapped his role. Today, we have a photo that could teases an iconic location. Ron Howard sent out this photo from the set, which doesn't feature any obvious spoilers. But it does features an entrance to a cave, with most speculating that this is our first ever look at the often heard about Spice Mines of Kessel. Ron Howard didn't come right out and say this is one of the caves of Kessel, but his cryptic tweet was enough to raise eyebrows.

The photo surfaced on the official Ron Howard Twitter this afternoon, with the director tweeting one word, "Spicey?" The spice mines of Kessel were first mentioned by C-3Po in A New Hope, »

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Ron Howard drops another teasing photo from the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff

20 September 2017 6:26 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Ron Howard stepped in to complete production on the Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Anthology Film after the exit of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller back in June, and it seems as though he's been having a ball finally getting to play around in the Star Wars sandbox. Howard has also been keeping fans in the loop with frequent teases from the set, including glimpses at the Millennium Falcon,... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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‘Lego Ninjago’: Daddy Issues, Divorce & Kung Fu Fighting [Review]

20 September 2017 8:57 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

While there may be plenty of reasons to scoff, here’s a friendly reminder that whenever you’re ready to dismiss the next movie announcement based on a brand likea “Pez,” “Monopoly” or “Candyland,” there can be exceptions to the rule. An outstanding little animated picture called “The Lego Movie” was a tooner you sneered at initially too.

‘Lego’ shouldn’t have worked on paper, but clever filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller proved creative minds could build bricks out of anything by using an imaginative take.

Continue reading ‘Lego Ninjago’: Daddy Issues, Divorce & Kung Fu Fighting [Review] at The Playlist. »

- Rodrigo Perez

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Darth Vader Confirmed to Return in Han Solo Movie?

19 September 2017 3:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We have some pretty big news for the still untitled Han Solo movie. It may be exciting to some and groan-worthy for others, but it is still undoubtedly huge. We now have a report that confirms the presence of Darth Vader in the Han Solo movie. It is completely unclear at this point how large of a role the famed Sith Lord will have, but it appears that he is going to be on screen, which brings up a great many questions.

The news comes courtesy of That Hashtag Show, who site "a source close to the production" that has revealed someone was on the set of the Han Solo movie in Darth Vader's armor as recently as two weeks ago. They couldn't confirm who it was in the armor or how much the actor filmed, but he was there. So it appears that once Ron Howard stepped in to »

- MovieWeb

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Harry Dean Stanton Remembered as Hollywood Mourns Cult Favorite

16 September 2017 12:41 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Harry Dean Stanton passed away yesterday at the age of 91 and Hollywood has taken to social media to pay tribute to the screen legend who starred in Alien, Twin Peaks and everything in between. According to TMZ, the actor passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Stanton's career spanned more than 6 decades in numerous television and movie projects and he was also a Navy veteran of World War II.

Harry Dean Stanton was born in Irvine, Kentucky and raised with a musical background while attending Lafayette High School and the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Stanton sings, plays guitar, and plays the harmonica. After performing theater in college, Stanton said that he had to choose between being an actor and a musician while also mentioning that he could have been a writer as well after studying journalism. He was convinced to get into acting and the rest is history. »

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Han Solo Movie Sets Course for 2 Iconic Star Wars Planets?

16 September 2017 12:21 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's been heavily rumored that the Han Solo spin-off will give us our first look at two planets that have been talked about, but never seen on the big screen. Star Wars will continue its tradition of adding new locations with the Han Solo movie, finally bringing the additions of Corellia and Kessel. Fans have wondered about these 2 planets and whether they will show up in the movie as soon as it was officially announced that we were going to get a young Han Solo spin-off. Now it appears that we might finally get to see them on the big screen.

The new Making Star Wars Podcast reports that Corellia and Kessel will both be locations featured in the Han Solo movie, as well as news on what the Millennium Falcon looks like during this period. Corellia is Han Solo's home planet and Kessel is obviously famous for the Kessel »

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Movie Talk: ‘Nightwing’ Director Teases a Crazy, Fun Ride

15 September 2017 12:44 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Friday September 15th, 2017) Kristian Harloff, Mark Reilly, Dennis Tzeng, Clarke Wolfe, Sinead DeVries and Wendy Lee discuss the following: Nightwing movie to be bad ass action movie, according to Director Chris McKay Phil Lord and Chris Miller are re-writing The Lego Movie Sequel Red band trailer released for The Shape of Water First trailer released for Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World starring Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Spacey First trailer released for Red Sparrow starring Jennifer Lawrence Mail Bag Live Twitter [caption id="attachment_661796" align="aligncenter" … »

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Movie News: 'Lego Movie 2' Rewrite, Gender Issues Revealed; Watch First 'All the Money in the World' Trailer

15 September 2017 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Lego Movie 2: The sequel to The Lego Movie will pick up the story "several years" later and deal with gender issues, contrasting the way that boys and girls play, according to producers Dan Lin and Chris McKay. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have returned to revise the script, which will be told through the perspective of two children: Finn and his little sister. Mike Mitchell (Trolls) will direct; the movie is scheduled to open in theaters on February 8, 2019. [Collider]   John Wick: Chapter 3: Keanu Reeves will star in John Wick: Chapter 3, the next installment in the series that revolves around an expert assassin. The action-thriller has now received an official green light for production and has been set for theatrical release on May 17, 2019. Back...

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Movie News: 'Lego Movie 2' Rewrite, Gender Issues Revealed

15 September 2017 9:51 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

The Lego Movie 2: The sequel to The Lego Movie will pick up the story "several years" later and deal with gender issues, contrasting the way that boys and girls play, according to producers Dan Lin and Chris McKay. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have returned to revise the script, which will be told through the perspective of two children: Finn and his little sister. Mike Mitchell (Trolls) will direct; the movie is scheduled to open in theaters on February 8, 2019. [Collider]...

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"Spider-Men II" - 'Morales' and 'Parker'

15 September 2017 5:12 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Marvel Comics' "Spider-Men II" #3, available September 20, 2017, is written by Brian Michael Bendis amd illustrated by y: Sara Pichelli, with covers by Pichelli and Jesus Saiz:

"...meeting the 'Miles Morales' who was already in the 'Marvel Universe' sets Miles off! 

"As if he weren't struggling with interior conflicts that were tougher than the external conflicts, this revelation hits Miles hard.

"Luckily, 'Peter Parker', an expert on personal tragedy and dark spots, is by his side..."

Marvel Comics "Spider-Men II" #1, is written by Bendis, with illustrations by Pichelli and Justin Ponsor, with covers by Daniel Acuna, Kadir Nelson, Julian Totino Tedesco and Jesus Saiz.

'Miles Morales' was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sara Pichelli, with Bendis and Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso.

The character possesses powers similar to those of the original 'Spider-Man', which were derived from the bite of a spider genetically »

- Michael Stevens

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More Episode IX delays, Nightwing update, The Lego Movie 2 details and more – Daily News Roundup

15 September 2017 12:46 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

More Delays Far, Far Away

With the Star Wars: Episode IX getting a new script and a pushed back release date, it should come as no surprise that the movie’s production has been pushed back too. Variety are reporting that Lucasfilm has now delayed the start of principal photography on Episode IX. Originally slated to begin in this coming January, cameras will now start rolling in June 2018. Read more here.

Return Of Han?

Despite his conclusion in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, GQ Magazine thought to ask Harrison Ford about a possible return to the galaxy far, far away. “Um, I mean, I’m finished with Star Wars if Star Wars is finished with me,” said Ford. And when asked if Star Wars was finished with him, Ford responded: “I can’t imagine it. But it is science fiction.” Read more here.

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The Lego Movie 2 re-recruits Lord and Miller

14 September 2017 10:39 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are rewriting the script for The Lego Movie 2, as production begins...

With their work on the Star Wars: Han Solo movie cut short, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have returned to one of their biggest hits, with the sequel to The Lego Movie.

The pair  - who were always involved with the feature - are back on screenplay duties for the movie, that’s this time being directed by Mike Mitchell. The news was confirmed by producer Dan Lin, who’s currently on the promotional trail for the upcoming The Lego Ninjago Movie.

Talking to Collider, he said that “the team is all back together, so it’s Lord and Miller, myself and Chris McKay [McKay most recently directed The Lego Batman Movie]”.

Mike Mitchell is the new voice who’s coming in to direct the movie. Chris and Phil are rewriting the script right now, but we’re in production. »

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Phil Lord And Chris Miller Are Rewriting The Lego Movie 2, And It’ll Tackle Gender Differences

14 September 2017 5:52 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

We got a pleasant surprise back in 2014 when The Lego Movie turned out not to be a cash grab by a massive corporation hoping to sell more merchandise but… Well, Ok, it kind of still was that, but at least it had enough respect for the audience to serve up a genuinely funny, smart film along the way. And for that we have directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller to thank. It’s good news, then, that the pair are returning to spruce up the script to the sequel.

Thanks to comments from producers Dan Lin and Chris McKay, we now know exactly which route the duo will head down here. Specifically, the sequel will follow on directly from the ending of The Lego Movie. If you recall, the film closed with Will Ferrell’s previously uptight dad letting his son play with the Lego city he had built. There was one condition, »

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