The new Star Wars Han Solo spin-off movie has officially started filming, with a working title revealed. Co-director Chris Miller announced the news and title by posting an image on Twitter of the clapperboard with the caption “Han First Shot”. Check it out below:
— Christopher Miller (@chrizmillr) January 30, 2017
Star Wars: Red Cup will undoubtably be changed at a later date, unless they are in fact making a stereotypical teen college movie set in the Star Wars universe, that seems very unlikely! The ‘Red Cup” is a playful nod to the ‘Solo’ red cup that is associated with college frat parties. Miller actually shared an image of the cup when he first landed the role as director:
Very excited. Celebrating by drinking fancy whiskey out of this cup: pic.twitter.com/RpJKzmW5Ns
— Christopher Miller (@chrizmillr) July 7, 2015
Hail, Caesar!’s Alden Ehrenreich plays a young Han Solo, with Woody Harrelson, Donald Glover and Emilia Clarke also starring.
Phil Lord joins Christopher Miller at the helm and the film looks set for a December 2018 release.