Ever since Disney announced that they would be releasing an all new trilogy of Star Wars sequels, fan speculation has run rampant concerning the “stand-alone” films that Disney also mentioned producing, which would each take place in the Star Wars universe, but would be more concerned with individual characters rather than the overall series arc of Jedi versus the Sith. And with yesterday’s news that Yoda would be receiving his own film, everyone then moved to speculate on arguably the series’ two more beloved characters: Han Solo and Boba Fett. And wouldn’t you know it, Han and Fett are each getting a stand-alone film in the Star Wars franchise.
Entertainment Weekly leaked the news, in which Han Solo’s film will be a prequel story for the character, taking place between Revenge of the Sith and Harrison Ford’s first appearance as the character in A New Hope. The film would tell the story of Solo as a very young smuggler, and likely would not star Ford.
The Fett film will take place between A New Hope and Fett’s first (non-animated) appearance in The Empire Strikes Back.
So there you go, internet: you may now proceed to collapse in on yourself in amazement.
What do you think of the Star Wars news?