With Star Wars: The Force Awakens MASSIVE success, it's no surprise that we've got a slew of SW flicks on the way — including a Han Solo spinoff movie!
After months of speculation on who might replace Harrison Ford as a younger version of Solo, we can finally say Chewbacca has a new partner.
Deadline reports Alden Ehrenreich has landed the role of Han as sources say the 26-year-old star is currently negotiating to seal the deal.
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Though there are no details yet on what the movie will be about, other than telling a story about a much younger Han Solo, we do know the script is being written by
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We've been pretty excited ever since we learned that the next Star Wars spinoff movie would be all about sexy smuggler Han Solo!
After months of speculation and rumors on who might play the scruffy-looking nerf herder, we finally heard reports that the search was down to three actors.
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Well apparently there have now been screen tests for the young men in the running — Alden Ehrenreich, Taron Egerton, and Jack Reynor — and a single frontrunner has emerged!
Sources close to the casting process for the top secret film have said that it looks like
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This is pretty fantastic news for water coolers all across America!
Serial became a cultural phenomenon in 2014 as the This American Live podcast followed the troubling case of Adnan Syed.
Well, it looks like the legal series is about to become even more famous because Serial is being turned into a TV show!
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It was announced via press release on Wednesday that host Sarah Koenig would be teaming up with The LEGO Movie and The Last Man On Earth's Phil Lord and Chris Miller to bring the story to cable!
According to 21st Century FOX:
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You know what's better than an Oscar? Directing the next Star Wars movie!
And that's exactly the consolation prize that The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord & Christopher Miller are going to get!
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Disney finally announced on Tuesday that the much-anticipated Han Solo spinoff movie will be directed by the duo and already has a planned release date on May 25, 2018!
In a typically ridiculous statement, Lord & Miller said:
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Of all the year's Oscars snubs — and there were a lot — the most head-scratching was probably the exclusion of The Lego Movie for Best Animated Film!
We mean, wasn't it the frontrunner?
Sure enough, the imaginative classic took home the very same BAFTA Award on Sunday.
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And directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller couldn't resist getting in a little dig at the Academy that snubbed them.
During their acceptance speech, Chris said:
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Everything was less awesome and more shocking Thursday morning as there were quite a few snubs during the Oscar nominations.
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The most surprising snub was undoubtedly The Lego Movie, which was in many minds the frontrunner for Best Animated Feature.
But just as the film was pretty much perfect, so was director Phil Lord's tweet in response. He wrote:
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It looks like we should start getting ready for a whole new round of AWESOMENESS!
Lego Movie director's Phil Lord and Chris Miller have revealed that they are already writing the screenplay for an upcoming sequel, and it sounds like we're going to get a chance to see what happens to Emmet and his friends a few years down the road!
While they might not return to direct, the two said they were very interested in exploring what happens in the Lego universe four years from now, while also focusing on what's happening in the REAL world! Chris explains:
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