Written by Lewis Mainwaring & Benjamin Gummery
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Following 2015’s continuation of the Star Wars Saga The Force Awakens comes the second Disney-produced Star Wars film.
This is the first in a new series of ‘stand-alone’ Star Wars ‘Anthology’ films which will tie-in with the existing universe but not form part of the main story saga. With that being said the events of Rogue One are set directly before Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope.
In recent months reports surfaced that actor Alden Ehrenreich was in final negotiations to play the role of young Han Solo in a new standalone film, and today at Star Wars Celebration the casting was confirmed.
During the “Future Filmmakers” panel in London, directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller explained that they had auditioned 3,000 actors across the world for the coveted role, before finally landing on their choice. Ironically, Ehrenreich was not only the final choice — he was actually the first actor the directors ever saw for the role. Continue reading