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And the Name of the Standalone Han Solo Movie Will Be …

Having just wrapped production, director Ron Howard let fans in on the movie’s title, which is … not a big surprise.

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Solo. It’s called Solo: A Star Wars Story.

So now we know! That’s that. That’s settled. Here are a few alternate titles I might’ve gone with, were I director Ron Howard. [Narrator: She was not director Ron Howard.]

  • Han: A Star Wars Story
  • Solo: It’s Not Just For Red Cups Anymore (h/t Teresa)
  • Everybody Loves Lando: A Star Wars Story
  • The Life and Times of Chewbacca: A Star Wars Story
  • Han Shoots First, Over and Over Again So There’s No Confusion This Time: A Star Wars Story
  • My Trials and Tribulations: A Millennium Falcon Story

What’ve you got?

(image: Lucasfilm, Fox)

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