When Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in 2015, it was immensely popular and gave life to The Star Wars Franchise that took place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. There are now two more in the franchise that will happen as well as one that has had development issues but should hit the big screen in the not too distant future.
Solo: A Star Wars Story – Release Date May 25, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story is the 2nd movie in the Star Wars franchise that is not of the original order after Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. This movie focuses on a young Han Solo that will be played by Alden Ehrenreich as well as a great cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, and Donald Glover playing Lando Calrissian, who was first seen in The Empire Strikes Back. The production for the Solo movie was not a smooth one in the beginning with the directors of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who helmed the Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, being fired after only a few months. Ron Howard was brought on to bring his expertise behind the lens, and the film has created a ton of buzz, especially since the trailers have been released.
Star Wars: Episode IX Release Date December 20, 2019
Star Wars: Episode IX has also had some problems behind the scenes in early pre-production, and that was mainly due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Colin Trevorrow was first slated to be the director, but he dropped out after Fisher passed away and Lucasfilm brought back J.J. Abrams, who directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The main stars of the last two original Star Wars films, not the spinoffs, in John Boyega, Adam Driver, and Oscar Isaac will all be back for what will be the 9th of Star Wars original series, which may be the last one. Or will it? With the popularity of all the movies and the spinoffs created because of it, the 9th and “final” saga will likely not be the finale.
Boba Fett – Rumored to be released in 2020
If they have a move about Han Solo why not have one about his nemesis, who is the best bounty hunter in the galaxy. The movie about Boba Fett began development back in 2014, but also had some issues when Josh Trank would be directing. However, when his Fantastic Four remake was a big-time bomb and not even a year later, Trank was fired, and no director has been named as of yet. There is no casting information and the Star Wars faithful have been looking forward to any information about the Boba Fett movie. Will Han Solo be in it? Just one of the many questions about the highly anticipated movie that may never even come to be.
The Star Wars franchise is alive and well and Solo: A S
tar Wars Story is next in line. Both of the last two of the series and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story have been HUGE at the box office, so don’t expect a falloff in the franchise that has spawned a legion of fans and some of the most popular movies of all time.