Ron Howard will rйaliser opus on Han Solo

Cinema 27 June, 2017

Ron Howard had incarnй Richie Cunningham, the hйros of the sйrie worship annйes 1970 “Happy Days”. (Photo: AFP)

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The force is back: the rйalisateur amйricain Ron Howard, will replace its confrures Phil Lord and Chris Miller to direct the next installment of “Star Wars”, consacrй а Han Solo, annoncй Lucasfilm on Thursday.

The duo of rйalisateurs has йtй dйbarquй this week by the sociйtй production for diffйrends in their “visions crйatives” with the producer and prйsidente of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy. The dйpart surprise has йtй annoncй Tuesday in the middle of shooting in the london studio of Pinewood.

“At Lucasfilm, we believe that the ultimate goal of every movie is rйgaler, with the spirit of the saga that George Lucas has dйmarrйe 40 years ago,” affirmй Kathleen Kennedy in a communiquй Thursday.

Many diffйrends

“With this prйsent а the spirit, we are pleased to announce that Ron Howard will direct the film (…). We have a script that is fabulous, a distribution and a йquipe incredible as well as the volontй absolute to make a great movie”, she ajoutй, prйcisant that the shooting would resume on 10 July.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller have not supportй the pressure that wanted to exercise Mrs. Kennedy on the board and have had a diffйrend with the scйnariste and producer Larry Kasdan’s because they wanted to add a dose of humor and improvisation in the saga, intergalactic, according to the magazine “Variety”.

“Nothing happens in the universe of Lucasfilm without a great deal of attention and entrust the rknes of the project Han Solo а Ron Howard has dы is dйcider а the outcome of intense dйlibйrations”, commentй for AFP Paul Dergarabedian, an analyst for ComScore.

Deuxiume “spin-off”

Ron Howard has rйalisй “Willow” in 1988 with Lucasfilm, but is most known for its succus such as “Splash” (1984), “Apollo 13” (1995) or yet A “man of exception”, in 2001, for which he received the Oscar for the best rйalisateur.

The “spin-off” in which he attacks dйsormais is consacrй а the youth of the driver maverick alliй а the Rebel Alliance and is prior to the pйriode the first installment of the saga, “Episode IV: A new hope” (1977). It has to come out a few months after the”Episode VIII”, which is due in dйcembre.

This is the deuxiume a sйrie film dйroulant outside of the adventures of the family Skywalker after “Rogue One”, released in dйcembre and has accumulй more than a billion dollars in revenue. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had hйritй of the mission, “Han Solo” after having co-rйalisй “The great Lego adventure”, “21 Jump Street” and its sequel.