The Han Solo standalone has been plagued by behind-the-scenes issues, with the sh*t really hitting the fan when directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired last year. Under the new stewardship of Ron Howard though, and against all the odds, the film actually looks pretty good.
While Alden Ehrenreich didn't fully convince as the title character, the rest of the cast took their brief chance to impress, while the tone, world, and music felt suitably different enough for an anthology movie, without being completely unrecognisable to Star Wars fans.
The trailer didn't give too much away about the movie outside of a few intriguing hints, but on the back of it comes Entertainment Weekly's cover story, which dives deeper into the movie. As ever with Star Wars there's plenty the cast and crew cannot talk about, but also some interesting reveals about the characters and the direction they're all headed in come May 25.
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