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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Ron Howard has taken to Twitter to make a very special announcement regarding the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff movie.

Take a look at the tweet below:

For those who can’t watch the video, here’s what he had to say:

“As we wrap up production, I just want to take a moment to thank an incredibly talented cast and crew for all their hard work. And to the fans out there, I hope you’ve enjoyed the pictures that I’ve been sharing, pictures that I’ve been taking the set of…can we even say the name of the movie?”

Howard’s then given a title card from a pair of Wookie hands. He turns it around, and it reveals the title as Solo: A Star Wars Story.

“I’ll seen you next year!” Howard finishes.

We have to say, we’re not all that surprised with this. Pretty much from the get-go, Solo: A Star Wars Story was speculated to be one of the titles, along with Han Solo: A Star Wars Story. However, with an official title now out there in the aether, the whole deal certainly feels a lot more official.

It won’t win any creativity awards, but it fit. What do you think of the new title? Let us know down below!

Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters on May 25, 2018.

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SOURCE: Ron Howard

  • SassHole

    I would have preferred: Han Solo The Kessel Run. Obviously not knowing what the movie was about…

  • girugamesh

    meh.. i really wish I was excited by this, but like the cliche’ goes “I got a bad feeling…….”

    • Ryan Fink

      Very “meh”.

  • Moby85

    Title is OK, if unimaginative. More interested in how extensive these re-shoots are. I forget the exact timeline but if I recall, Howard’s been shooting for months.

  • Why did they keep it secret for so long when it was just this?

    I don’t get it?

    I get why the main saga title is exciting but…..meh!

    • Ryan Fink

      I’m guessing they didn’t settle on a title until just recently. Probably debated over several options for months and in the end, went with the safest, most marketable, at least imaginative one.

  • Victor Roa

    jesus 10 month of Principal filming for a just a space heist film? None of the past Star Wars films did this, it was less then 4 months, then reshoots for characters walking into a door ways and ILM blowing stuff up in a parking lot.
    But cute Oppie Cunningham.

  • Danny B

    I like the title and i’m pretty confident we are going to like this movie a lot more than we’re expecting to.

  • Behemothrex

    Yawn: Another reason not to see this crap-fest story. I will be skipping this one.

  • Jeedai Infidel

    “Solo: A Flip-Cup Story”. The story of how Han Solo becomes Flip-Cup champion at Smuggler’s University only to be expelled for keeping a non-sanctioned Wookie in his dorm room, causing him to go rogue and eventually help save the rebellion, one princess at a time.

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer’s always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he’s always been something of a story junkie.