Phil Lord and Chris Miller Exit Star Wars ‘Han Solo’ Spinoff

“A new director will be announced soon,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm

Last Updated: June 20, 2017 @ 11:06 PM

The Untitled Han Solo film will move forward with a directorial change.

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.

“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.

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The untitled Han Solo film remains scheduled for a May 2018 release.

“The Lego Movie” directors handled the majority of the film from a script by Lawrence Kasdan and his son Jon Kasdan. Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy is producing the blockbuster, which will be executive produced by the elder Kasdan and Jason McGatlin.

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It stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover and Lando Calrissian, “Game of Thrones” queen Emilia Clarke and “Westworld” star Thandie Newton.

“It’s fantastic, I’m loving it,” Netwon told TheWrap recently about her experience. “It’s different from anything else I have done or am doing.”

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