Woody Harrleson Says Ron Howard Came In Just At The Right Time On Solo

The promotion trail is on for Solo: A Star Wars Story which hits theaters this weekend. LRM‘s own Gig Patta was at the recent press conference for Solo and Woody Harrelson was asked what it was like to get into the character. Here is what Harrelson had to say, which you may find interesting?

“Well, I thought it was a really easy character for me to play, because he’s a scoundrel and a thief and… [LAUGHTER] ah… but I think really well-written and… I mean… that’s the thing, that you have to be aware of. A lot of people who are Star Wars fanatics, this is their favorite Star Wars character which was really cool, but Larry and Jonathan really wrote an extraordinary script and, ah… and just at the right time, Ron came in and, and did his magic and then you have all this, these wonderful characters and… so it’s pretty cool to get to be in a Star Wars — it’s also phenomenal. [LAUGHTER]”

Did anyone else get the same vibe as me when Harrelson talked about Ron Howard coming in?

ah… and just at the right time, Ron came in

With all the rumors about Lord and Miller and just why they were fired as directors, is Harrelson saying that Ron Howard arrived just in the nick of time to salvage this movie. Was Harrelson one of the actors who took issue with the direction given by Lord and Miller? We can’t say for sure of course, but one could read between the lines here and assume Harrelson was happy that Ron Howard came on board when he did.

RELATED: Solo: A Star Wars Story – Alden Ehrenreich Talks About The Film’s Directors

What do you think of Harrelson’s comments, do they suggest Ron Howard came in just in time to save Solo? You fans will be the judge when Solo hits this weekend. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook wall and with your Twitter followers! Just hit the buttons on the top of this page.

SOURCE: Solo Press Conference

Continue the LRM Online conversation on Discord by CLICKING HERE!

----- GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play Grow Generation

Campbell Clark

Cam is Senior Editor at LRM Online, and has a passion for all things geeky, including sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book movies.

Read Previous

Solo: A Star Wars Story – Lawrence and Jon Kasdan Talk Star Wars Expectations And Backlash

Read Next

Michael Keaton Confirmed To Return To Spider-Man: Homecoming Sequel

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.