During the chat, he discussed his first (and only) meeting with Harrison Ford, and the importance of getting the former Han Solo's blessing for the prequel film. Ford's portrayal of the gruff smuggler in the original "Star Wars" catapulted him to stardom and has become one of the characters most closely associated with the actor.
That differs from the episodic Star Wars saga, where each episode played into the next to form one over-arching story to culminate in 2019's Star Wars: Episode IX. "Harrison Ford dropped by @CameronMathison's interview and surprised #SoloAStarWarsStory star Alden Ehrenreich!" the Entertainment Tonight Twitter account teased Saturday.
When the interviewer noted how unusual it will be to not see C-3PO and R2-D2 in a Star Wars film, Lawrence Kasdan added: "There are a lot of things about this movie that are different from all the others". Disney will release it in theaters on May 25. They are, comparatively, the largest shoes to fill in the Star Wars universe.
Another possibility could be the return of Maul (formerly Darth), who is still alive and well at this point in the Star Wars story.
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Often, it's hard to imagine a role played by a different actor after it had already been defined previous by another actor.
The new standalone movie's official logline reads, "Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in "Solo: A Star Wars Story", an adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy".
Glover spoke about the importance of Calrissian to him. "It was a little bit like the Beatles documentary that I took on", said Howard, who won directing and producing Oscars for "A Beautiful Mind" (2002).
The "Atlanta" star said when he got the role, he called his father, even though he wasn't supposed to talk about it yet.