Since Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm
, there’s a lot going on on the Star Wars
front. First it was announced that Star Wars: Episode VII
would be hitting cinemas in 2015, with a script from Michael Arndt
and direction by Jj Abrams
. We also learned Lawrence Kasdan
(who co-wrote The Empire Strikes Back
and Return of the Jedi
) and Simon Kinberg
would be writing stand alone Star Wars
films, but who would those films focus on?
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Han Solo and Boba Fett
will be getting their own movies.Boba Fett
’s flick will most likely take place sometime during the original trilogy and chronicle his adventures as a bounty hunter.
Han’s film will focus on a younger Solo during the period of time between episodes III and IV, which means Harrison Ford
is a little long in the tooth to reprise the role unless, as EW mentions,