ICYMI: “Solo: A Star Wars Story” Director Ron Howard on GMA

Veteran director gave hints about Han & Chewie's early relationship

Spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story ahead…


On Friday morning, Director Ron Howard joined Good Morning America host Michael Strahan on the New York set to discuss “Solo: A Star Wars Story” in front of fans excited for #MayThe4thBeWithYou.

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“Han Solo and Chewbacca are going to meet each other, and I would just say that they don’t necessarily like each other at first,” Howard revealed to GMA. “It’s not entirely cool at first.

“So I think that’s something to look forward to.”

Watch the clip below:

“It’s really his quest for freedom,” said Howard of Han Solo’s motivations in the film. “It begins to shape him into the Solo we know later.”

The movie opens officially on May 25.

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A graduate of Boston and Northeastern universities, John Bishop became the beat reporter for BostonBruins.com prior to the B’s 2006-07 hockey season. While with the Bruins, “Bish” traveled North America and Europe to cover the Black & Gold’s every move via laptop, blog, and smart phone. The co-author of two books, Bygone Boston and Full 60 to History: The Inside Story of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, John covered the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the B’s 2011 championship run and banner raising before taking a faculty/communications position at a prep school outside Boston in 2013. He lives with his wife Andrea and sons Jack, Scott, and Luke in central Massachusetts.

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