Disney and Lucasfilm announced today that principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars story officially began yesterday, February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London.
In addition to the exciting news, Disney also shared some slight story details as to what fans can expect when they see their favorite smuggler return to the big screen in the prequel spinoff film.
“The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing rogue from a galaxy far, far away, Lando Calrissian.”
As a reminder, the cast of the Han Solo Star Wars Story includes Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Gover as Lando Calrissian, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, along with Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge as currently unnamed characters.
The untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story is slated for release on May 25, 2018.