From Daisy Ridley and John Boyega to Adam Driver and Felicity Jones, a bunch of younger stars have joined the Star Wars universe in recent times. But whereas all of those actors have been enjoying new characters, Alden Ehrenreich has a a lot harder job; because the star of subsequent month’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, he’s enjoying the youthful model of one of many franchise’s most well-known characters. Ehrenreich has now revealed that he is signed on to seem as Han Solo in multiple Star Wars film.
In an interview with Esquire, Ehrenreich let slip that his contract is actually for 3 motion pictures, earlier than admitting that “I do not know if that is formally public.” While it isn’t shocking that Lucasfilm has signed the actor on for multiple movie, that is the primary indication that the studio is contemplating additional adventures of the younger Solo.
Elsewhere within the interview, Ehrenreich spoke concerning the firing of Solo‘s unique administrators, Phil Lord and Chris Miller. They left the film throughout manufacturing in June final 12 months, following rumors of conflicts with Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy. Ehrenreich confirmed that Lord and Miller’s directing method was rather a lot free than that of alternative director Ron Howard.
“They had a special model than Ron by way of the best way we have been working,” he mentioned. “From the primary display screen take a look at on, we performed round with it rather a lot. We tried lots of various things, rethinking behind the scenes. That was yielding a special film than the opposite factions wished. I knew what I used to be doing, however by way of what that provides as much as, you are so at the hours of darkness as an actor. You do not know what it is shaping as much as be, how they’re enhancing it, so it is form of inconceivable with out having seen these issues to know what the distinction [of opinion] was, or precisely what created these variations.”
Ehrenreich additionally states that it was Lord and Miller themselves that informed him that they had left the film. “They mentioned, ‘We have been let go,’ and that is it. They had talked about there have been some disagreements earlier than, however they did not get into it. They wished me the most effective with the remainder of the film.
“On a private degree, it felt emotional, for them to be going after we would set out on that course collectively. Because I spent lots of time with them, and we had a extremely good relationship–they additionally solid me. But I believe at that time, they have been form of on board with [the decision], too. Like, ‘This is what’s occurring.’ That’s not what they mentioned to me, however that was the vibe I bought.”
Solo: A Star Wars Story additionally stars Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca and Donald Glover as Lando, plus Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Emilia Clarke. It hits theaters on May 25, 2018. The second Solo trailer was launched final month.
In associated information, it was introduced in February that Jungle Book director Jon Favreau is creating a brand new live-action Star Wars TV present. The sequence is about to premiere on Disney’s streaming platform, which launches subsequent 12 months. This is along with the 2 new Star Wars film sequence within the work, one from Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, the opposite overseen by Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.