“SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” WORLD PREMIERE IN LOS ANGELES
THURSDAY, MAY 10
ABOUT THE MOVIE:
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. Ron Howard directs “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” and Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are the producers. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller serve as executive producers. Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay.
Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is rated PG-13 and opens in U.S. theaters on May 25, 2018. For more information on the film, please visit: http://www.starwars.com/films/solo
|The World Premiere of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” the rite-of-passage of Han Solo as he finds his way in life before becoming the Star Wars galaxy’s most iconic and adored maverick.|
| FROM THE FILM: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Paul Bettany, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Clint Howard, Jon Favreau; Ron Howard (director), Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel (producers), Jason McGatlin (executive producer), Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan (writers), John Williams, John Powell (composers)
SPECIAL GUESTS: Mark Hamill, Ewan McGregor, Billy Dee Williams, Ray Park, Peter Mayhew, Joe Manganiello, Sofia Vergara, Nathan Fillion, Alexandra Daddario, Allison Holker, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, Benjamin Bratt, Constance Zimmer, David Alan Grier, David Dastmalchian, Evelyn Leigh, Derek Hough, Gilles Marini, Manish Dayal, Omar Benson Miller, Tony Revolori, Wayne Brady, Wesley Johnson, Yvette Nicole Brown, Taran Killam, Johnny Knoxville, Boris Kodjoe, Leo Nam, Missi Pyle, Alfonso Ribeiro, Ptolemy Slocum, Titus Welliver, Ru Paul, Chris Hardwick, Jon Heder, Mason Cook
|• DOLBY is an official sponsor of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” World Premiere.
• NISSAN NORTH AMERICA is a sponsor of both the world premiere and live stream of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Displayed on the red carpet is a Nissan Rogue custom show vehicle inspired by the iconic Millennium Falcon. Nissan’s best-selling SUV, the Nissan Rogue, includes Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies, the company’s approach to changing the way cars are driven, powered and integrated into society.
• SOLO® is a sponsor of the world premiere of SOLO: A Star Wars Story. SOLO pays homage to the Han Solo storyline with recreations of the iconic vessel that brings his crew together: the Millennium Falcon. First, red carpet guests will see a photo backdrop titled “View of a Scoundrel” featuring the Falcon cockpit. At the after party, guests can view a six-foot red SOLO Cup Millennium Falcon, created by 32Ten Studios using photos of the original model from the 1977 film.
• GENERAL MILLS is a sponsor of a photo activation at the after party for the world premiere of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” General Mills is also a promotional partner of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” offering fans the opportunity to receive a movie ticket (up to $8.00 total value) to see the film when they purchase 3 promotional cereal boxes – available in Honey Nut Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cheerios, Reese’s Puffs and Cocoa Puffs.