Kennedy: New Han Solo Director to be Announced Soon
In a statement posted on Starwars.com, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have departed the untitled Han Solo standalone film.
“Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an incredible cast and crew, but it’s become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we’ve decided to part ways. A new director will be announced soon,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm.
As for the the directors, Lord and Miller are citing creative differences for the break.
“Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’ but for once this cliché is true. We are really proud of the amazing and world-class work of our cast and crew,” stated Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.
Lucasfilm says the release date for the film has not changed at this time.