Cast Of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” Invades Cannes





Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” the newest adventure taking place in the Star Wars galaxy, held its red carpet event at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival as part of the Official Selection and Out of Competition.

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 15: (L-R) Chewbacca (in costume), Actors Donald Glover, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, director Ron Howard, actors Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Joonas Suotamo, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany attend the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ official photocall at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Chewbacca; Donald Glover; Alden Ehrenreich; Emilia Clarke; Ron Howard; Woody Harrelson; Thandie Newton; Joonas Suotamo; Phoebe Waller-Bridge; Paul Bettany

Director Ron Howard attended the premiere along with cast members Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller, Joonas Suotamo & Paul Bettany. Making the proceedings truly memorable was the appearance of the Chewbacca who also walked the red carpet.

Prior to the red carpet, the cast and filmmakers also participated in a daytime photo call for the media covering the festival.

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 15: (L-R) Chewbacca (in costume) and director Ron Howard attend the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ official photocall at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Chewbacca; Ron Howard

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” is the second film in the Star Wars story series, following the global hit “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which opened in December 2016.

The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are the executive producers. Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay.

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 15: (L-R) Emilia Clarke, Chewbacca (in costume) and Alden Ehrenreich attend the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ official photocall at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Emilia Clarke; Chewbacca; Alden Ehrenreich

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” opens in Philippine cinemas on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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