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Someone Used a Deep Learning AI to Perfectly Insert Harrison Ford Into Solo: A Star Wars Story

Casting anyone other than Harrison Ford in the role of Han Solo just feels like sacrilege, but since Ford is now 76 years old, playing a younger version of himself would be all but impossible. Or at least impossible if you rely on the standard Hollywood de-aging tricks like makeup and CG. Artificial intelligence, it…

Postal Apocalypse: What Was Solo's Problem? Postal Apocalypse: What Was Solo's Problem?

As you can see, your favorite fake mailman is still catching up on the biggest questions of the past year… and beyond! Could the New Gods movie possibly be any good? Should Captain Marvel have been an origin story? And why are the DC/CW’s heroes’ heads so big? The answers may surprise you! (Or they may not! I don’t…

The Deleted Scenes of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Ranked The Deleted Scenes of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Ranked

The Blu-ray release of Solo: A Star Wars Story may not have an alternate cut of Ron Howard’s film, but it does include eight deleted scenes that run about 15 minutes total, and most of them are really quite good.

Disney's CEO Agrees That Maybe One Star Wars Movie a Year Is a Bit Too Much Disney's CEO Agrees That Maybe One Star Wars Movie a Year Is a Bit Too Much

The Star Wars movies under Disney’s purview have ranged from excellent expansions to the franchise to perfectly fine—opinions may vary of course, but there hasn’t really been a generally poorly-received one. There has been quite a lot of them though, with even more on the way. But Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger says…

Sam Witwer on the Enduring Legacy of Darth Maul, From The Phantom Menace to Solo 

For many casual Star Wars fans, Darth Maul has spent the last decade-plus being the bad guy with the rad double lightsaber in The Phantom Menace. So when he showed up in Solo, it was the first time some had seen him in years. But for Sam Witwer, it was the chance to bring his animated take on Maul to the big screen.

Jon Kasdan's 'Useless' Solo Notes: The Good, the Cool, and the Problematic Jon Kasdan's 'Useless' Solo Notes: The Good, the Cool, and the Problematic

I liked Solo. Others did not. And that divisive nature continues now that the film is available for home viewing. To celebrate the digital release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, co-writer Jon Kasdan took to Twitter to reveal 52 notes he had on the film. They offer a fascinating, yet problematic, view of the film.

Watch Han Solo Fly a TIE Fighter in a Deleted Scene From Solo Watch Han Solo Fly a TIE Fighter in a Deleted Scene From Solo

So that’s what “having a mind of my own” meant.

Watch the Cast of Solo Geek Out When Jumping to Hyperspace Watch the Cast of Solo Geek Out When Jumping to Hyperspace

One of my favorite moments in Solo: A Star Wars Story is when Han first experiences hyperspace. As Lando and L3 make the jump, the camera moves to the side of Han’s face and he’s just elated. We, the audience, are just as excited—we know where this character will go, and how important this moment is to him.

What the Solo: A Star Wars Story Novelization Adds to the Movie What the Solo: A Star Wars Story Novelization Adds to the Movie

Star Wars novelizations have a long history of expanding on and enhancing the movies they adapt—whether through new material added to clarify moments in a film’s narrative unseen on screen, or to give us insight into earlier iterations of the final product. Mur Lafferty’s Solo novelization is no exception. Here are a…

Sam Witwer Is Surprised and Delighted to Keep Returning to His Major Star Wars Role Sam Witwer Is Surprised and Delighted to Keep Returning to His Major Star Wars Role

Just when you think you’re out, the galaxy far, far away keeps pulling you right back in.

PSA: You Can Now Legally Watch Solo: A Star Wars Story's Big Cameo Online PSA: You Can Now Legally Watch Solo: A Star Wars Story's Big Cameo Online

The major character cameo at the end of Solo is one of the most intriguing things to happen to the Star Wars film universe. Now, even if you missed the movie, you can watch the clip online.

I Wish More Figures Had Goofy Action Features Like This Solo Toy I Wish More Figures Had Goofy Action Features Like This Solo Toy

As the merchandising behemoth that is action figures has grown over the years, the market has split into two groups—the kids-focused smaller figures that trade articulation for oversized accessories and kooky action features, and then the serious (as serious as toys can be), “collector-aimed” ones. This new Star Wars…

The Solo: A Star Wars Novel Adds an Interesting Twist to That Major Cameo  The Solo: A Star Wars Novel Adds an Interesting Twist to That Major Cameo 

Solo: A Star Wars Story has much more intriguing connections to Star Wars’ recent past beyond just telling the tale of a younger Han Solo. But the upcoming novelization of the movie, just like other recent Star Wars adaptations, is adding more—including an intriguing wrinkle left unstated by the film.

A Handy Guide to All the Star Wars Projects That Are Potentially in the Works Right Now A Handy Guide to All the Star Wars Projects That Are Potentially in the Works Right Now

As you might be surprised to hear, there’s a bit of Star Wars drama going on right now (this franchise? Drama? Well I never!), with rumors swirling that a whole bunch of Star Wars spinoffs are allegedly on hold as Lucasfilm refocuses its future plans for the galaxy far, far away. So what do we actually know is on the…

Report: The Star Wars Story Films Are Being Put On Hold  [UPDATED] Report: The Star Wars Story Films Are Being Put On Hold  [UPDATED]

After the disappointing box office of Solo: A Star Wars Story, a new report says Lucasfilm has put all future Star Wars Story standalone movies on hold. That means, at least for now, no Boba Fett movie, no Obi-Wan movie, and no Solo spinoffs.

Talented Hacker Turns Amazon's Alexa Into Lando's Sass-Talking L3-37 Droid

One of the best parts of Solo: A Star Wars Story is Lando Calrissian’s piloting droid, L3-37, who’s been uniquely pieced together and upgraded from parts of other droids. Patrick Stefanski has essentially done the same thing to turn Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant into a desktop version of L3-37 who answers to your…

Dryden Vos' Star Wars Collection Is Most Impressive Dryden Vos' Star Wars Collection Is Most Impressive

The importance of the link between Star Wars and its merchandise really can’t be overstated. Star Wars basically created movie merchandising, and it’s one of the things that’s kept Star Wars alive for decades. And while most may think Steve Sansweet at Rancho Obi-Wan has the biggest and best Star Wars collection out…

Calling All Scumrats, Our Star Wars: Most Wanted Book Club Begins Today! Calling All Scumrats, Our Star Wars: Most Wanted Book Club Begins Today!

A few weeks ago we promised you we’d be reading Star Wars: Most Wanted together and, well, here we are. By now, you should have had time to see Solo and pick up a copy of Most Wanted so you could read along with us. Each week, we’ll be discussing three chapters over in The Carbonite Freezer, our dedicated Star Wars…

The Official Star Wars Twitter Account Might Have Confirmed a Popular Solo Fan Theory The Official Star Wars Twitter Account Might Have Confirmed a Popular Solo Fan Theory

After seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story, we were struck by the fact that the Millennium Falcon has more mysteries than we thought it did. Oddly, the Star Wars Twitter account might have resolved one of them.

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