Will Gareth Edwards’ standalone film centre on Han Solo?

Jason over at Making Star Wars has posted a couple of updates regarding the first live-action standalone Star Wars film, which will of course be directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Gary Whitta. Here are the things worth knowing: It’s about Han Solo Aaron Paul may be attached to the film Production offices for…

Han and Chewie final concept art for The Force Awakens!

MarketSaw have just posted what are more-or-less the final iterations of concept art for Han Solo and Chewbacca: Chewie pretty much looks just as you’d expect, but Han’s look is a very tasteful extrapolation of what we saw him wearing in the original trilogy. For the most part, these two pieces speak for themselves, but…

Is Red Five the first standalone film?

There have been some conflicting rumours regarding the overall schedule for the upcoming standalone films. The leaked Hasbro schedule listed Boba Fett for 2016, Solo for 2018 and Red Five for 2020, with episodes VIII and IX appearing in between. Lawrence Kasdan had always been attached as the screenwriter on Boba Fett. But when Gary Whitta was…

Harrison Ford injured… by the Millennium Falcon? (updated)

Apparently Harrison Ford has injured his ankle while filming a scene on the set of the Millennium Falcon. The culprit? A door on the ship. Here’s the official statement: Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting…

What can we expect from the stand-alone features?

At the moment, we’re pretty much in the dark when it comes to the stand-alone feature films. We’ve got two directors (Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank), two writers (Gary Whitta and Simon Kinberg) and three rumoured codenames (Boba Fett, Solo and Red Five). However, a bigger picture is emerging. Three out of four of the upcoming…

What is the grand spinoff plan?

Over at Star Wars Union there’s a report from a German Hasbro presentation for retailers outlining Lucasfilm’s plans for Star Wars into 2020: Fall 2014: Rebels 2015: Episode VII 2016: Boba Fett 2017: Episode VIII 2018: Solo 2019: Episode IX 2020: Red Five Very interesting indeed. The Boba Fett and Solo spinoffs are not particularly surprising,…