‘Scene VIII’ to break ‘Star Wars’ custom; new Han Solo divulged
NEW YORK: The expected “Star Wars: Episode VIII” will get from the cliffhanger in the last scene of “The Force Awakens,” fanatics of the establishment were told at an uncommon occasion, while another Han Solo was divulged for a stand-alone film on the highly adored character.
Chief Rian Johnson said “Scene VIII,” due out in theaters in December 2017, will break “a long-standing ‘Star Wars’ custom” as each of the past “Star Wars” movies has gotten no less than a year after the occasions of its ancestor.
“I would not like to skip ahead. That last snippet of (Episode) VII, I need to see what happens next,” Johnson told fans on Sunday assembled for the last day of the three-day Star Wars Celebration in London.
“Scene VIII” is the following portion in Walt Disney Co’s most recent “Star Wars” set of three that commenced with a year ago’s “The Force Awakens,” highlighting another era of characters drove by Daisy Ridley’s Rey and John Boyega’s Finn.
Johnson said “Scene VIII” will get “to the heart” of the new characters and test them.
“The principal film was this staggering blast of experience and fervor that sets up these characters and afterward simply out of need it’s extremely common that in the second film that we begin zooming in on the characters,” Johnson said.
On Sunday, rising star Alden Ehrenreich, 26, was authoritatively presented as Han Solo in an establishment spinoff due out in May 2018 that will take after a birthplace story of the nice looking, maverick space bootlegger made renowned by Harrison Ford.
“As a child, this character particularly, you play pretend and you sort of envision what it would resemble,” Ehrenreich said.
The greatest praise went to veteran “Star Wars” on-screen characters Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, who played kin Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in the establishment.
Hamill said fans dependably inquire as to whether he and Fisher have a kin like relationship, to which he answers, “Better believe it, we battle all the time and we’re not addressing each other for a considerable length of time at once.”
Disney is discharging three stand-alone movies that will investigate new domains and stories outside of the sets of three first set up in George Lucas’ 1977 “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.”
On Friday, fans were indicated selective footage from “Maverick One: A Star Wars Story,” out this December, which highlights another host of characters.