Harrison Ford surprised his Solo successor Alden Ehrenreich during a TV interview

Harrison Ford surprised his Solo successor Alden Ehrenreich during a TV interview

Harrison Ford surprised his Solo successor Alden Ehrenreich during a TV interview

It stars Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Glover as Lando Calrissian, Woody Harrelson as Tobias Beckett, Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra, Thandie Newton as Val, Phoebe Walker-Bridge as L3-37, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca and Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos.

Though plenty of celebrity Star Wars fans turned out for this fourth installment in Kennedy's newly invigorated take on the franchise, the Solo premiere felt like a much more subdued affair than last December's splashy Last Jedi unveiling at the Shrine Auditorium. Ehrenreich plays a younger Solo just beginning his pilot training and seeking his own spaceship when he becomes involved in a unsafe mission in the galaxy far, far away. Little does Lando know, however, that this sabacc game is going to be different from the rest, as he'll meet Han Solo, a smuggler on the rise in a galaxy far, far away's criminal underworld who will one day become one of his closest friends.

Notably, the original directors of the film Phil Lord and Chris Miller were asked to step down from the director's chair just three weeks before principal photography was scheduled to wrap.

Although the Star Wars show doesn't have a premiere date yet, Disney's streaming service is set to launch in 2019. "I was really on pins and needles, and I was so gratified to hear laughs and hear cheers in all the places I hoped and I dreamed that they would be". He talked to Kimmel about landing the role as Lando, his experience filming the movie and bringing his "Star Wars" superfan father on set.

Favreau shared some details about the show while attending the red carpet event at the Solo premiere on Thursday.

Johnson has officially gone on the record, calling Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story "great" and "super fun", while also praising Alden Ehrenreich's portrayal of Han Solo as an original one, filled with "charm". His entry in the iconic saga has been deemed to be one of, if not the most polarizing film in the franchise's history.

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