Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Saturday 21st July 2018
Lucasfilm's Solo: A Star Wars Story, directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ron Howard-the creator of unforgettable films, such as A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, Parenthood and Splash took moviegoers on this summer's wildest ride with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich).
The action-packed journey explores Han's first encounters with future friend and copilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and notorious gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover), as well as his adventure-filled past alongside fellow street thief Qi'ra (Emilia Clarke) and career criminal Beckett (Woody Harrelson).
Solo: A Star Wars Story bonus content takes fans behind the scenes to experience compelling discussions with the star-studded cast and screenwriters Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan (writer of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi); a revealing feature on Chewie and his enduring friendship with Han; a close-up look at the original version of the Millennium Falcon and Han's first time piloting the infamous ship; the creation of the film's otherworldly settings and pulse-pounding action sequences; and eight never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes.
The fun-filled galactic heist movie stars Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!, Tetro), Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Messenger), Emilia Clarke (Me Before You, Game of Thrones), Donald Glover (Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Martian), Thandie Newton (Gringo, Crash), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and Paul Bettany (Captain America: Civil War, Master and Commander). Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) returns to play Chewbacca.
Written by Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan, Solo: A Star Wars Story is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are executive producers.
To create the unique look of the film, some of the industry's top talent was recruited, including Academy Award® nominee Bradford Young (Arrival), director of photography; two-time Academy Award-winning editor Pietro Scalia (Alien: Covenant); Dominic Tuohy (The Mummy), special effects supervisor; Rob Bredow (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs), visual effects supervisor; and John Powell (Jason Bourne), score composed and adapted by.
They are joined by returning Star Wars veteran crew members: Neil Lamont, production designer; Neal Scanlan, special creature effects; David Crossman and Glyn Dillon, costume designers; Jamie Wilkinson, prop master; Lisa Tomblin-Fitzpatrick, hair designer; and Amanda Knight, makeup designer.
The legendary John Williams is credited with the Han Solo Theme and original Star Wars music.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is released on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and 4K UHD 24th September 2018 from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
- Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable - Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for an intimate and entertaining discussion of the film's making
- Team Chewie - See what it takes to bring your favorite Wookiee to life in this lighthearted look behind the scenes
- Kasdan on Kasdan - Iconic Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and son Jonathan share what it was like to write the movie's script together
- Remaking the Millennium Falcon - Track the transformation of the most famous ship in the galaxy, from Lando's swank and impeccable pride and joy to Han's stripped-down hot-rod freighter with "special modifications"
- Escape from Corellia - Get behind the wheel for the making of this high-octane chase through the streets of Corellia
- The Train Heist - Explore the challenges and thrills of creating this action-packed sequence, including its remote location and spectacular effects
- Becoming a Droid: L3-37 - Meet the newest droid-and the talented actor who helps bring her to life
- Scoundrels, Droids, Creatures and Cards: Welcome to Fort Ypso - Take an in-depth tour of the rough-and-tumble bar where strangers mix and gamblers risk all in the legendary card game, Sabaac
- Into the Maelstrom: The Kessel Run - Join Han and Chewie at the controls of the Millennium Falcon to see how this legendary moment in Star Wars history unfolds
- Deleted Scenes - Proxima's Den; Corellian Foot Chase; Han Solo: Imperial Cadet; The Battle of Mimban: Extended; Han Versus Chewie: Extended;Snowball Fight!;Meet Dryden: Extended;Coaxium Double-Cross
- The Millenium Falcon: From Page to Park - An exclusive look at the history of the most famous ship in the galaxy, its origin and development, and how it will translate in one of the most anticipated expansions in Disneyland's history
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.