Video: Woody Harrelson and Thandie Newton on Solo
Woody Harrelson and Thandie Newton are not any strangers to giant franchises. Harrelson was a part of The Starvation Video games, Struggle for the Planet of the Apes, and the upcoming Venom. Thandie Newton has been a part of Westworld, Mission: Unimaginable 2, and The Chronicles of Riddick. But once you communicate to them, you’ll be able to inform that they maintain Star Wars at a unique degree of reverence than these different franchises.
In Solo: A Star Wars Story, Woody Harrelson performs Tobias Beckett. He’s a thief and smuggler that takes Han Solo below his wing. Slinging two blasters and robbing trains, he’s the house cowboy that Star Wars is thought for and he performs a big position in sending Solo down the trail to turn out to be the scoundrel we all know and love. By his facet is Thandie Newton as Val. She can be robust and uncompromising, however she has one other position on this story – she’s the one factor that Tobias loves in that galaxy far, far-off.
I spoke with Harrelson and Newton about their galactic love affair the day after Solo: A Star Wars Story premiered.
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Solo: A Star Wars Story makes the soar to gentle pace in a high-octane journey that navigates the perils of a darkish and harmful prison underworld, forges new friendships that may final a lifetime, and divulges untold secrets and techniques from the hidden previous of one of many Star Wars saga’s impossible heroes. Han Solo meets loyal co-pilot Chewbacca and infamous gambler Lando Calrissian for the primary time, certain by a determined mission in opposition to not possible odds that may assist form the irresistible scoundrel audiences have come to like.
Directed by Ron Howard, Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Hail, Caesar‘s Alden Ehrenreich as Han, with Atlanta‘s Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and The Pressure Awakens‘ Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca. Woody Harrelson is taking part in Han’s mentor, a person by the identify of Beckett, whereas Recreation of Thrones‘ Emilia Clarke, Westworld‘s Thandie Newton, Avengers‘ Paul Bettany, and Fleabag‘s Phoebe Waller-Bridge additionally star.
The movie is produced by Lucasfilm‘s Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are the manager producers. Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay.
Solo: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on Might 25, 2018.