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Solo: A Star Wars Story First Reactions Appreciate Film’s Action Sequence

Still of Emilia Clarke as Qi'Ra from Solo A Star Wars Story/ lucasfilm & EW

Solo: A Star Wars Story First Reactions Appreciate Film’s Action Sequence

Star Wars franchise’s newest film titled Solo: A Star Wars Story had its world premiere on Thursday in Los Angeles. The first reactions for the film coming straight from the critic’s mouth suggest that the adventure-packed film is an absolute delight to watch. critics who got to watch it seem to have loved the Oscar-winning Ron Howard’s directorial work.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is the origin story of Han Solo played by Alden Ehrenreich. The film showcases how a young Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) takes his first step to become the legendary smuggler and how he comes into possession of the iconic ship, the Millennium Falcon. The film also stars Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, Donald Glover as Lando, Emilia Clarke as Qi’Ra, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Michael K. Williams, Woody Harrelson, and Thandie Newton.

Notably, the original directors of the film Phil Lord and Chris Miller were asked to step down from the director’s chair just three weeks before principal photography was scheduled to wrap. Lucasfilm then roped in Ron Howard to finish Solo: A Star Wars Story. As per reports, Ron reshot around 70 percent of Lord and Miller’s footage, as he wanted to go back to the spirit of the original trilogy.

Donald Glover’s portrayal of the young Lando Calrissian is unsurprisingly getting a lot of love from the audiences. In fact, people’s appreciation for the actor as well as for the character calls for a possible standalone movie for the character in future. Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Thandie Newton as Val and Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Lando’s droid companion, L3-37, also got appreciations from the critics.

All in all, critics have described the Star Wars spin-off film as a thrilling intergalactic adventure movie full of top-notch action. Solo: A Star Wars Story is expected to gross around $170 million in the opening holiday weekend.

You can check out the critics’ reaction to the film in the tweets below.





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