The Wire’s Michael K Williams joins Han Solo movie

The Wire’s Michael K Williams joins Han Solo movie

Michael K Williams – best known for his role as notorious Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little in The Wire – has confirmed he will join the cast of Star Wars‘ forthcoming Han Solo spin-off movie. Following reports that Williams was in talks for a role, the 50-year-old New Yorker has now confirmed the news. “Yes ma’am,” he told Entertainment Weekly when asked about the rumours. “I think it’s pretty safe to say, yeah, I think I’m going to be a part of the…

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Woody Harrelson confirmed for Han Solo film

Woody Harrelson confirmed for Han Solo film

Hollywood star Woody Harrelson has joined the cast for the forthcoming Star Wars spin-off film about a young Han Solo. After months of rumours, the Natural Born Killers and True Detective actor has now been confirmed to play the role of Han Solo’s mentor in the origin film. “We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,” said the film’s directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller in a statement. “His ability to…

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Disney confirms Star Wars anthology movie for 2020

Disney confirms Star Wars anthology movie for 2020

Disney chief Bob Iger has confirmed that the third film in the stand-alone “anthology” of Star Wars – the series that begins in December 2016 with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – will be released in 2020. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference yesterday (Sep 21), Iger confirmed that he has already hired a writer for the as-yet-untitled film – a project that appears to be in its infancy. Iger also admitted that he does…

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Star Wars: Han Solo spin-off will tell Chewbacca’s back story

Star Wars: Han Solo spin-off will tell Chewbacca’s back story

The eagerly-anticipated Star Wars spin-off film won’t just focus on the origin story of Han Solo – it will also be about his furry best friend, Chewbacca. The next Star Wars franchise release will be anthology movie Rogue One, which is expected to hit cinemas this December. That will then be followed by another instalment of the main saga, Episode VIII, in 2017. Now Disney chairman/CEO Bob Iger has confirmed new details of the future spin-off….

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens REVIEW

Star Wars: The Force Awakens REVIEW

Here’s the thing: Star Wars is a bit like a bad relationship. We fell in love with the original trilogy (if we’re old enough), then Jar Jar Binks came along in full-on gloopy CGI and made us want to forget. Not to ignore the fact there were inspired moments of cinema in there, but mostly we remember the prequels for all the wrong reasons. Right? Ok, so perhaps that’s a tad unfair. After all, George Lucas is still…

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